“To forget the dead,” wrote Elie Wiesel, “would be akin to killing them again.” Wiesel’s call for remembrance is realized in this groundbreaking exhibition on the death complex known as Auschwitz. Personal belongings—a high-heel, a trumpet—individualize those lost. A medical chair chillingly invokes the SS perpetrators. Seven hundred objects, 400 photographs, on loan from over 20 institutions and museums. —C.J.F.
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