Sphere VI

Arnaldo Pomodoro, Italian, born 1926

Sphere VI, 1966

Polished bronze
The John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial Collection, Princeton University

Arnaldo Pomodoro's Spheres series of the 1960s was characterized by forms partially eaten away by internal erosion. Princeton University has one of the earliest examples of Pomodoro's new spheres, known as Rotanti, or Rotors, and distinguished by their potential mobility.