1974 – <em>Holocaust and Revival</em>, Igael Tumarkin

Igael Tumarkin (1933-2021) made this monument in Rabin Square in Tel Aviv of corten steel. It consists of two pyramids: a large one inverted and intersecting a smaller one below. The upper pyramid is the disproportionate weight of Jewish history bearing down on but supported by the smaller structure. The openwork bars of the upper structure are references to the striped uniforms worn in concentration camps. Viewed from above, the two pyramids form a Magen David, the Star of David, which the Nazis used to mark Jews but which also represents the State of Israel, now the base of the Jewish people. (Image by Lishay Shechter, public domain, PikiWiki Israel, via Wikimedia Commons)