April 6, 2012

War Memorial for Falklands/Malvinas

The Malvinas/Falklands war for the island group off of the coast of Argentina took place 30 years ago. Several newspapers have run photos of the incredible war memorial in Ushuaia, Argentina, for those who died in the in the conflict. Here's one, from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer:


 It's a pretty amazing sculpture: beautiful in its own right, incorporating the shapes of the islands which also mimic the look of clouds, drawing the viewer's eyes upward, and laden with sadness all at the same time.

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