Against Forgetting: The Memorial Art of Gunter Demnig

Katzman, Laura; Paulix, Gabriella
November 2005
Art Papers Magazine;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p16
The article features several memorials Holocaust memorials in Berlin, Germany. The long awaited Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, a monument designed by Peter Eisenman, was opened on the Sixtieth Anniversary of the end of World War II. It is a non-traditional work that shuns sentiment and monolithic meanings. Meanwhile, sculptor Gunter Deming created a more intimate, individualized and centralized memorial called Stolpersteine that have subtly yet profoundly altered German cityscapes.


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