ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Memorial to the Victims of the Injustice of the Holocaust, 1990
Artworks: Sculpture

Artist
Harriet Feigenbaum
Collection
City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program
Materials
Marble
Dates
  • Constructed, 1990
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Description
The memorial consists of a six-sided half column rising 27 feet above its base. The five-sided concave base extends one story below ground level, the overall height of the Memorial being 38 feet. Carvings of flames along the length of the column recall the flames of the gas chambers at Auschwitz. They appear to blow in the direction of the courthouse as if to threaten the symbol of Justice. A relief of an aerial view of the main camp at Auschwitz is carved into the base at eye level. An inscript...
Courtesy of the City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program
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Location
Apellate Division Courthouse
35 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010
United States

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