Barbara Shilo | Ensembles

Barbara Shilo (1923-2015) came to the US from early Nazi Germany in 1938 at the age of 15. Her family supported her efforts to pursue her passion in the arts - studying acting, writing, and painting at New York University and the Arts Student League. In 1956, she went on to study psychology at the New School for Social Research while establishing herself as a painter throughout New York State and the country. Best known for her exhibit, Silent Voices Speak, a vivid depiction of Jewish life leading up to and during the Holocaust, she was also known for her evocative paintings using real and symbolic subject matter to express her concerns for social justice. Here, we see some of Shilo's depictions of groups of people.

image Barbara Shilo | Those Who Know Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Untitled 13 Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Ladies in Waiting Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Untitled 30 Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Untitled 39 Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Trinity Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | The Guru and his Visitors Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Untitled 6 Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Two is One and Two Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Next Game Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | She Who Knows, She Who Knows Not Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | The Inheritance Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | The Empress Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Worlds Lost Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | The Totality that is One Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | The Chess Game Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Patterns From Age to Age Revisited Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | The Dancers Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Untitled 35 Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | The Bells at Mitla Year Unknown
image Barbara Shilo | Kurdish Woman with Child Year Unknown