Isamu Noguchi, This Earth, This Passage, 1962 (cast 1963). Bronze cast of clay ring-shaped ground...

This Earth, This Passage

1962 (cast 1963)
I began this piece by working with wet clay on the floor of a studio in Rome in the summer, using my bare feet, just as I used to do kneading clay for firing ceramic in 1931 in Kyoto.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.