Garden of Stones: A Holocaust Memorial by Andy Goldsworthy

The Garden of Stones symbolize the tenacity of life, honoring both those who died in the Holocaust and those who survived. Created by famed environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy, the installation at Cornell Botanic Gardens is an extension of the Garden of Stones exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. The installation is meant to be visited and revisited, presenting new experiences as the garden matures over time. Some of the trees growing in the boulders may survive, while others may not. The sculpture is intended to be viewed, contemplated, and cared for by future generations.

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Dwarf Chestnut Oak

Three of the granite boulders are hollowed and contain a dwarf chestnut oak (Quercus prinoides), while the fourth rock is intact. The exhibit is on permanent loan from the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Goldsworthy Holocaust Memorial

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