Joe's Haunting Tribute; Art Honours Victims of Holocaust
Byline: ANDREW GLOVER
A HAUNTING exhibition marking the atrocities of the Holocaust has opened on Tyneside.
Ten "beautifully disturbed" paintings by local artist Joe McGarry are on display at North Shields Library ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day on January 27.
Joe, 65, from Forrest Hall, North Tyneside, was shocked by television footage about the Holocaust from a young age and was inspired to paint in memory of the victims.
He said: "I have always been horrified that people could be so cruel. I much prefer to paint something that is really meaningful as I like to pass on a strong message.
"My thoughts are for the victims and for those …
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Publication information: Article title: Joe's Haunting Tribute; Art Honours Victims of Holocaust. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England). Publication date: January 22, 2011. Page number: 8. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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