Jewish cartoonists who fled the Nazis

Posted on April 8, 2021

A new exhibition in New York features artworks by three Jewish artists who fled Vienna during the Anschluss. The artists are Lily Renée, Bil Spira and Paul Peter Porges, whose comic books, drawings, cartoons and caricatures are on view Lily Renée, an artist born in 1921 who celebrates her 100th birthday this year, got out through the Kindertransport. Peter Porges created political cartoons for Mad Magazine and the New Yorker. Like Renée, he escaped Vienna through the Kindertransport

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