di Suvero Sculpture Dedicated, HMSG

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"Isis," a sculpture by Mark di Suvero, is dedicated at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. The work was commissioned and donated by the Institute of Scrap Iron and Steel (ISIS) to commemorate its 50th anniversary. The sculpture was assembled by di Suvero in his California studio-yard especially for the Hirshhorn, dismantled in June and shipped by truck to Washington. It was reassembled at the Hirshhorn by di Suvero in ten days.


  • Di Suvero, Mark 1933-
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden


Chronology of Smithsonian History


  • Torch, 8/1978, p. 1
  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1978, p. 14

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


July 19, 1978


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  • Sculpture
  • Gifts
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