Isamu Noguchi, Zig-Zag Table, 1984. Hot-dipped galvanized steel sculpture.
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Zig-Zag Table

The folding creates structural strength. It also introduces three-dimensionality to appear solid–or may be so without looking so, as I often prefer. A shadow.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.