Roman Vishniac was more of a storyteller than a photographer. In Vishniac's photographs, currently tucked into a tiny gallery at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, one sees picture after picture of the haunted eyes and bundled, hunched figures of poor Jewish people living in Eastern Europe, taken from 1933 to 1938. It's a story of verbs -- Jews walking, returning home, working, meeting, learning, and teaching, all in the face of Nazi occupation and through the boycott of Jewish businesses. For some, the photos were likely the last ever taken; a year after Vishniac finished his project, the Nazis occupied Poland, and soon after began the systematic extermination of the... More >>>