A permanent installation piece commissioned by the Spertus Museum, Chicago

Memorials have traditionally offered the visitor an imposing, inspiring and everlasting art work upon which to contemplate a historic loss. Think of the towering, pristine obelisk that stands as the Washington Monument or the proud, fixed sculpture of Abraham Lincoln that sits inside the Lincoln Memorial. Imagine walking through one of the monumental classical arches that populate cities across the globe, commemorating French soldiers who fought in the Napoleonic wars, Indian soldiers who died in the Afghan wars, and so many others bravely lost to the world’s battles. Picture sitting by the two reflecting pools proposed as a tribute to those who perished in the attacks on the World Trade Center.

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