Ago, Filo e Nodo Ago, Filo e Nodo (Needle, Thread, and Knot)

Piazzale Cadorna, Milan, Italy
Commissioned by Comune di Milano (City of Milan)

Brushed stainless steel and fiber-reinforced plastic; painted with polyester gelcoat and polyurethane enamel
Eleven elements in an area approximately 123 ft. (37.5 m) long x 65 ft. 7 in. (20 m) wide;
Two elements, needle and thread:
59 ft. (18 m) high x 50 3/8 in. (128 cm) diameter
knot: 19 ft. (5.8 m) long x 19 11/16 in. (50 cm) diameter


Installed January 2000

Photo: Attilio Maranzano





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