Rock Carvings: Passage of the Seasons

1981
(American, 1904–1988)
Overall: 347.8 cm (136 15/16 in.)
Weight: 5987.414 kg (13200 lbs.)
© The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
This artwork is known to be under copyright.
Location: NL North Lawn

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This three-part stone sculpture was commissioned for the Cleveland Museum of Art's north lawn in 1981.

Description

Noguchi's use of interesting stones with a minimum of carved manipulation derives in part from Eastern traditions of reverence for the mystic qualities and natural aesthetics of rocks. It also draws from modern art movements in the artist's incorporation of pre-existing and serendipitous formal qualities of the material itself.
Rock Carvings: Passage of the Seasons

Rock Carvings: Passage of the Seasons

1981

Isamu Noguchi

(American, 1904–1988)
America, 20th century

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