Believing that sculpture should be "an equivalent for natural forms and forces," Isamu Noguchi explored the sun's vital power in this massive marble. He derived its shape from a millstone which, "inverted and elevated, becomes a sun-like image."
Smithsonian American Art Museum: Commemorative Guide. Nashville, TN: Beckon Books, 2015.
40 7/8 x 39 3/8 x 16 7/8 in. (103.8 x 100.0 x 42.8 cm)
© The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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- Arni marble
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