The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and Meaning
In this study of Holocaust memorials, James E. Young explores both the idea of the monument and its role in public memory, disucssing how every nation remembers the Holocaust according to its own traditions, ideals, and experiences, and how these memorials reflect the ever-evolving meanings of the Holocaust in Europe, Israel and America. The result is a study of Holocaust memory, public art and their fusion in contemporary life.
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Review: The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and MeaningUser Review - Yemoss - Goodreads
Lessons learned here are about appreciating artwork - specifically, memorials dedicated to the Holocaust. Multinational examples focus on Israel, Germany, Poland, Austria and America. What is the ... Read full review
Review: The Texture of Memory: Holocaust Memorials and MeaningUser Review - Tarah - Goodreads
A smart, engaging analysis. In the midst of other works that approach memorials from a purely architectural or representational perspective, Young's work stands out as self-aware, clever, and just suspicious enough. Read full review