Isamu Noguchi, The Mermaid's Grave, 1983. Basalt sculpture with flat circle element mounted on...

The Mermaid’s Grave

The table as a concept of weight and permanence. The hollow core is felt as a resonance. Her grave is in the temple by the sea.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.