Isamu Noguchi, The Well (Variation on a Tsukubai), 1982. Basalt sculpture with central void from...
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The Well

Basalt, Water
I have made many experimental versions of “tsukubai,” including this one for this garden. The water is introduced from within and recirculated. What is created is a fountain, contrary to the traditional “tsukubai.”
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.