Intetra, 1976, steel
Gift of the Ziuta and Joesph James Akston Foundation
Collection of The Society of the Four Arts, 1976.2
Located along the Intracoastal Highway is the monumental stainless-steel sculpture Intetra. Created by Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi, the sculpture is in the shape of a tetrahedron—a triangular pyramid composed of four triangular faces, six straight edges, and four vertex corners. If you peak inside the sculpture, you will notice a series of pipes that control a mist fountain. Due to mineral deposits caused by the South Florida climate, this feature had to be disconnected shortly after it was installed in the late 1970s.
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