Isamu Noguchi, Stone of Spiritual Understanding, 1962–63. Bronze element suspended on an aluminum...

Stone of Spiritual Understanding

1962 (cast 1963)
This was made of clay at the American Academy in Rome and cast in the conventional manner. It followed others, such as Seen and Unseen, in Area 11. The title was suggested by the Chinese novel The Dream of the Red Chamber.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.