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Requiem: Inscribing the Names - American Soldiers killed in Iraq

Harriet Bart

Requiem: Inscribing the Names - American Soldiers killed in Iraq

Harriet Bart
  • Date: 2003 - 2011; United States  
  • Style: Conceptual Art, Contemporary
  • Genre: installation
  • Media: ink, paper, metal, mixed media
  • Dimensions: 30.48 x 30.48 cm

A solitary work of reading and writing as a public remembrance. Inscribed with the names of more than 4000 American soldiers killed in Iraq, paper scrolls cascade from the ceiling, spilling down the wall to the floor below. Metal plumbs hover, calling attention to that place where the true vertical reaches its horizontal destination.

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