Black Sun (sculpture)

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Black Sun
Black Sun by Isamu Noguchi.jpg
Artist Isamu Noguchi
Year 1969 (1969)
Type Sculpture
Medium Granite
Dimensions 2.7 m diameter (9 ft)
Location Seattle
Coordinates 47°37′48″N 122°18′55″W / 47.629943°N 122.315195°W / 47.629943; -122.315195
Owner City of Seattle

Black Sun is a 1969 sculpture by Isamu Noguchi located in Seattle, Washington's Volunteer Park. The statue is situated on the eastern edge of the park's man-made reservoir, across from the Seattle Asian Art Museum. The view from the sculpture includes the Space Needle, Olympic Mountains, and Elliott Bay.[1][2][3]

The Seattle Times said the sculpture the inspiration for Soundgarden's 1993 single "Black Hole Sun".[4]

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  1. ^ Farr, Sheila (May 13, 2005). "Is public art disappearing?". The Seattle Times. Retrieved May 18, 2017. 
  2. ^ Tannesen Burnham, Liona (May 27, 2006). "Liveliness, diversity are valued hallmarks of Capitol Hill area". The Seattle Times. Retrieved January 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ Farr, Sheila (June 5, 2005). "Noguchi: Artist without a country has a place in Seattle". The Seattle Times. Retrieved January 14, 2016. 
  4. ^ Upchurch, Michael (September 26, 2013). "State of the art: 10 great pieces of public art in Seattle". The Seattle Times. Retrieved May 18, 2017. 

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Coordinates: 47°37′47.82″N 122°18′54.71″W / 47.6299500°N 122.3151972°W / 47.6299500; -122.3151972