Isamu Noguchi, Human Sacrifice, 1984. Basalt sculpture installed in the Noguchi Museum indoor-outdoor...
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Human Sacrifice

1984
Sculpture, Stone
I had been reading Gabriel Garcia Marquez when I started work on a boulder of basalt. I thought of the death of the general with a bullet through his heart. One may look through the hole. His corpulence was that of this stone.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.