Sounding Stones

Sounding Stones (HM2EV0)

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N 40° 42.836', W 74° 0.066'

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Maya Lin

Maya Lin
Sounding Stones, 1996
Norwegian pearl granite blocks
6' square by various lengths
Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse
New York NY
Sounding Stones consists of four six-foot square granite blocks of various lengths and contours on top. Each contains an inverted water fountain and has a viewing circle on two sides which permits seeing through all for cubes simultaneously. The size, location and shape of the blocks reflect the artist's concern with the notion of place, point of view and the contrast between artificial and natural, public and private. Maya Lin's
Sounding Stones draws on Chinese philosophy and aesthetics. It is a contemporary, minimalist interpretation of the scholar's rock garden.
Maya Lin is known for her site-specific art installation projects. Her sculptural work focuses on an investigation of nature. She views the natural world through the lens of technology. from aerial satellite views to microscopic images, she presents new ways of seeing the world around us. A love and respect for natural phenomena and landscape run through all of Maya Lin's work.
Commissioned by the Art in Architecture Program of the U.S. General Services Administration
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HM NumberHM2EV0
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Year Placed1996
Placed ByThe Art in Architecture Program of the U.S. General Services Administration
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Date Added Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 584371 N 4507481
Decimal Degrees40.71393333, -74.00110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.836', W 74° 0.066'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 50.16" N, 74° 0' 3.96" W
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