Detail View: Design Library Image Collection: Rockefeller Center; International Building

Accession Number: 
136644
Order Title: 
Archivision Base Collection--16,370 images
Type of View: 
partialView
View Title: 
Interior, main lobby; "Light and Movement", 1978 by Michio Ihara
Date of View: 
6/1/1994
Image description: 
Nelson Rockefeller commissioned this sculpture in 1978 to update and enhance the lobby. There are ten units of nearly 1,600 metal pieces with gold and copper leaf attached to vertical stainless steel cables in light boxes. Each unit is 35 feet high, 7 feet wide and 2 feet deep.
Image Rights: 
¿ Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.
Source Institution: 
Archivision, Inc.
Collection: 
Archivision Base Collection
Culture: 
American
Work Types: 
Architecture; commercial / industrial structures; mixed-use developments
Work Types: 
Architecture; commercial / industrial structures; office buildings
Work Types: 
Architecture; government structures; diplomatic buildings; embassies
Work Types: 
buildings; commercial buildings; mercantile buildings; stores
Work Types: 
buildings; multistory buildings; high-rise buildings; skyscrapers
Related Work Title: 
Rockefeller Center; partOf
Preferred Title: 
Rockefeller Center; International Building
Agent Display: 
Attilio Piccirilli (American sculptor, 1866-1945 ); Lee Oskar Lawrie (American sculptor, 1877-1961); Raymond M. Hood (American architect, 1881-1934); Rene Paul Chambellan (American sculptor, 1893-1955) and others
Date: 
1932-1937 (creation)
Materials: 
Indiana limestone; bronze
Technique: 
carving (processes)
Alternate Title: 
International Building
Locations: 
New York, New York, United States
Location Type: 
(site)
Style/Period: 
Art Deco
Style/Period: 
Twentieth century
Classification: 
Architecture