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Menashe Kadishman Amnon Barzel

Menashe Kadishman

Amnon Barzel

Published January 1st 2003
ISBN : 9788881583454
Hardcover
260 pages
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 About the Book 

In Yiddish, shalechet means autumn leaves. At the Jewish Museum of Berlin, it refers to Israeli artist Menashe Kadishmans monumental floor installation of 31,000 pieces of iron, each of which bears the face of a person who perished in the Holocaust.MoreIn Yiddish, shalechet means autumn leaves. At the Jewish Museum of Berlin, it refers to Israeli artist Menashe Kadishmans monumental floor installation of 31,000 pieces of iron, each of which bears the face of a person who perished in the Holocaust. Visitors to the museum reflect on more than just the sound of fallen leaves crunching underfoot when they walk across Shalechet.