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Date

3-1980

Description

The Memorial to the Holocaust at the Wizmann Institute of Science was designed by Israeli sculptor Dani Karavan. The site is a plaza with a split torah sculpted in the center. The torah sculpture is insrcibed with numbers, perhaps alluding to the tattoos used in concentration camps.

Notes

http://israelpublicart.com/public_art/?art=memorial-to-victims-of-the-holocaust
(accessed October 13, 2011)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dani_Karavan
(accessed October 13, 2011)

Rights

This object from the Chester E. Smolski photographic slides and publications, housed by the Rhode Island College Special Collections, and any of its digital surrogates are the intellectual property of Rhode Island College. This digital object is protected by copyright and/or related rights. The digital material presented here is licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. This content can be used, shared, or adapted for educational and scholarly purposes. For permissions to use this item please contact digitalcommons@ric.edu. All uses must include appropriate attribution.

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1930-

Creator 2 Role

Sculptor

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Monuments -- Memorials -- Israel;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Rehovot

Keywords

public art, holocaust memorial, monument

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