Struma Memorial Sculpture

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Artist:

Andre Reves

Location:

Struma Square
Holon

Size:

A big stone memorial that shows a twisted ship sinking

Date:

1999

Description A big stone memorial that depicts a twisted ship sinking
Caption "In 1959, sculptor and Holocaust survivor Andre Reves arrived from Targu Mures in Transylvania, bringing his large stick puppets with movable heads and arms with which he presented the play Aladdin and His Magic Lamp."
From the article "Arts: From Sand to Museums" by Esther Hecht, Hadassah Magazine, www.hadassahmagazine.org/site/apps/nlnet/cont...

Struma Square was designed by the famous architect Janya Avarbuch in 1942. She also designed the Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv.
Other References About the sinking of the Struma: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Struma