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California Scenario: The Spirit of the Lima Bean, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988  Search this
Architect:
Sadao, Shoji 1927-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture of bronze colored, decomposed granite rocks on a plaza paved with sandstone
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by C. J. Segerstrom & Sons 3315 Fairview Road Costa Mesa California
Located at South Coast Plaza Town Center Costa Mesa California
Date:
1980-1982
Notes:
C. J. Segerstrom & Sons, 1985.
Noguchi, Isamu, "The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum," New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum), 1987.
Image on file.
Noguchi, Isamu, "The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum," New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum), 1987, pg. 183.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Fifteen rounded stones fitted together in a compact mound. The sculpture is sited on a paved plaza.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Object--Vegetable--Bean  Search this
Landscape--California  Search this
Landscape--Farm  Search this
Control number:
IAS 65270019
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_291731