The Parthenon of Books

‘The Parthenon of Books’ by the Argentinian conceptual artist Marta Minujin, documenta 14 exhibition,

The Parthenon of Books in the German city of Kassel is the work of Argentinian artist Marta Minujín, who constructed this replica of the Athens monument using 100,000 once-banned books. This art installation, on the site of 1930s book burnings in the city of Kassel, is intended as a symbol of free speech.

Read the Guardian article here

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