"Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs" (1964)
Artist Nathan Rapoport
Voices heard in the program:
Edward "Eddie" Gastfriend is a Holocaust survivor and chaired the monument committee.
Nina Wolmark is sculptor Nathan Rapoport's daughter who lives in Normandy, France.
James E. Young is the author of At Memory's Edge: After-images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art.
Segment Producer: Amanda Aronczyk
Music on Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs
“Zog nit keyn mol!”
Written by: Hirsh Glick
Performed by: Martha Rock Birnbaum, mezzo soprano
Album: Timeless Jewish Songs (Shirim La’ad)
Courtesy: Leyerle Publications (leyerlepublications.com)
The Association for Public Art (formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) presents Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO, an interpretive audio program for Philadelphia’s outdoor sculptures. Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is presented in partnership with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, and has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the William Penn Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.