Isamu Noguchi, Grey Sun, 1967, Arni marble, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York, Gift of the artist, 1969.158
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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