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Horror of the Holocaust

The opening this summer of a permanent exhibition on the Holocaust at London's Imperial War Museum (IWM) had plenty of press attention - but an aspect of it was underplayed.A piece in the Guardian (2.6.00) was representative, remarking that 'the architectonics are eloquent', but not assessing them at any length. Of course, the content is primary, but the way in which it is presented is integral to its effect. Does the design reinforce the objects, images and texts, or undermine them?

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