[WATCH] Vintage Film Shows Installation of The Met's Iconic "Water Stone" Sculpture in 1987

Have you ever been curious to learn how works of art get into the galleries? Behold the trials, frustrations, and unique satisfactions of presenting art to the public. This short documentary follows the custom installation of Isamu Noguchi's beloved sculpture Water Stone (1986) in gallery 229, where it still resides, and offers a special opportunity to witness a living artist interact with staff as their work is prepared for display.

Check out the museum's specimen page to learn more about Isamu Noguchi's iconic Water Stone sculpture.

via The Met

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