The World

Harry Bertoia, American, born Italy, 1915–1978

The World, 1964

Bronze
Princeton University
PP518

This globe-shaped sculpture by Harry Bertoia was created out of densely arranged tubes, each with a branch-like ending, welded to a central core. The artist is most famous for his modern furniture and sound-sculptures, but this work, from his "bush" series, reflects his deep love of nature.