Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The Last Train

The Last Train by Arbit Blatas, Campo del Ghetto Nuovo, Venice
“The Last Train” by Arbit Blatas, 1980
Campo del Ghetto Nuovo, Cannaregio
Venice, September 2013

See also: Holocaust Memorial

“In 1993 his last sculpture, entitled ‘The Last Train’, was consecrated by the President of Italy on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Deportation. It stands permanently alongside the Monument of the Holocaust in the Historic Ghetto of Venice.”
(Monument to the Holocaust, Arbit Blatas)

3 comments:

Revrunner said...

Poignant.

cieldequimper said...

Lest we should forget (but it seems a great many have already forgotten).

Changes in the wind said...

Gripping....