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Bendor, Susan, 1937-2016


Hungarian born Holocaust survivor who immigrated to the US. She was a Associate Professor at Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work. She was the subject for one of Debra Howard's portraits of child holocaust survivors.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

"Cellar of Hope", circa 2008

Identifier: B398.01.00028
Overview Encaustic painting on canvas in reds, oranges, golds, blues and purples surrounded by an ash wood frame. Canvas has image of Susan Bendor, image is a photocopy of Deborah Howard’s print, B398.01.00016. Wax makes surface 3-dimensional and has mold of a lightbulb that hangs over Susan. Designs behind wax surface look like wallpaper with a curtain across the top.

Susan Bendor, 2006

 Item — Object: B398.01.00016
Identifier: B398.01.00016
Overview Framed drawing of Susan Bendor by artist Deborah Howard. Drawing is in black and white, she wears a white striped cardigan and darker shirt. Susan Bendor is looking towards the viewer.