In memory of J.F. Kennedy, 1963-1964
bronze, 160 × 160 × 45 cm
Arnaldo Pomodoro says: “While I was preparing the sculptures to be exhibited in my personal room at the 1964 Venice Biennale, I was so struck by the news of Kennedy's assassination that I decided to create a work dedicated to him. It is a square block of bronze, where the geometric shape is animated by a series of indecipherable and emblematic signs that visualize the dramatic character of the events. As Argan said: I listened to the silent rhythm of time and expressed it in terms of space."