Critical Writing Index

In the grip of Hitler's other mania

by John Bentley Mays

The Globe and Mail, May 8 Spring, 1995

Critic John Bentley Mays credits Vera Frenkel's Body Missing as being one of the few powerful artworks in commemoration of WWII. Body Missing is a 36 minute video component to Frenkel's Transit Bar project. The video involves Hitler's amassing of artworks, the documentation and fate of these works. Bentley Mays parallels Hitler's amassing of artworks to his amassing of Europe's Jews.

ITEM 1995.020 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Body MissingVera Frenkel