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Sphere within a Sphere, Vatican City
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  • It is a modern sculpture. Located in the courtyard of the Vatican museums. Author A. Pomodoro. Two balls (one inside the other) symbolize the connection between the Earth and the universe. An interesting solution.
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  • In the year 1990 the Golden sphere sphere miracle Italian sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro appeared in the yard of Pine Cones in the Vatican Museum. Bronze pinecone adorns antique fountain, symbolizing the source of life. This Golden Globe "sphere" has so many interpretations and values. The ball consists of two parts: a small ball (this land) inside the outdoor huge globe (this universe). Ball (sphere) is spinning and we can see numerous faults and cracks. Beautiful sculpture.
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  • This sphere is in a courtyard inside the Vatican museum which is the only negative I have about it. Had it been in another location I think it would be much more popular. We weren't part of a guided t...  more »