Nonfiction | June 01, 1984
Reflections on a Year in Harvard's Woodberry Reading Room
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Last summer a bronze sculpture by Henry Moore was installed in a corner of Harvard Yard outside the Lamont Library. For a month workers rehearsed placements and then roped off a small area to direct the sinking of the base. Two forms were set down, securely but not permanently, and the roped removed. In the sculpture’s first hours, passers by approached, inspected, and cautiously touched as the placers watched from a distance. In its first year the work has become an extension of the scenery. All fall and spring students have studied and sunned there, casually hugging the forms.
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