Bebelplatz. Memorial to the Burning of Books.
20th c German Conceptual Sculpture
(Tel Aviv, 1939 - )
Glass; Library shelves
Berlin. Bebelplatz. Germany.
The Nazi book burning of 10 May 1933 took place in Bebelplatz near Friedrich-Wilhelm University (now Humboldt University). The memorial consists of a plate glass panel set flush with the ground that allows visitors to look down into an underground room lined with empty bookshelves.