Anna Walinska

Anna Walinska (September 8, 1906 – December 19, 1997) was an American painter. She is known for her colorful works of the Modernist period, collages done subsequent to handmade Burmese Shan paper, and a large body of works in various media upon the theme of the Holocaust. Works by Walinska are included in numerous public collections, most notably the National Portrait Gallery, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, the Denver Art Museum, The Jewish Museum in New York, the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, and Yad Vashem. Walinska's scrapbooks of the Guild Art Gallery, along subsequently sketchbooks and journals upon world travel are included in the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution.

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