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Holocaust memorial

Rachel Whiteread's Holocaust memorial in the Judenplatz, Vienna, was finally unveiled to the public yesterday. It takes the form of a cast concrete 'library' with a multitude of closed 'books' packed tightly side-by-side. Inscriptions in Hebrew, English and German record the names of the sites where genocide took place and commemorate the 65,000 Austrian-Jewish victims. 'I hope that it seems sombre and poetic, ' says Whiteread.

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