The Hirshhorn Museum exhibition, filled with reproductions and plaster casts of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, works through the wounds and scars of a gruesome history.
Filmmaker Denis Do used interviews with his mother to craft the animated film Funan, an affecting portrait of a family swept up in the brutal Khmer Rouge regime.
Fifty days after the destruction of the Armenian Genocide Martyrs’ Memorial Church in Deir el-Zour, Robert Fisk has reported it in the Independent, but his article is riddled with peculiarities, mistakes, and historical inconsistencies.
Milwaukee has a Holocaust memorial but now some members of the city’s Jewish community want another one … one that is uplifting. Critic Robin Cembalest discusses this and other trends in the world of memorials.