After 1945, she first addressed the experience of National Socialism and the Second World War in symbols of destroyed cities and traumatized people. At the end of the 1960s, Meyer-Vax turned increasingly to contemporary events and created an impressive oeuvre of political graphics. In addition, mother-and-child scenes became a preferred motif for the artist who remained childless. Dore Meyer-Vax also worked in the field of art in architecture.
The richly illustrated catalog documents for the first time the work of an artist who remained loyal to figuration as an expression of political creative drive throughout her life.