Eva Costabel

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A Holocaust survivor, Costabel fled her native Zagreb in 1941 during the Nazi occupation. After her interment at an Italian concentration camp in Croatia, she joined with the Yugoslav resistance as an army nurse and staff artist for resistance publications. Her art training continued after the war in Rome at the Academy of Fine Arts and later at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She has called New York her home since 1949.

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