Non-Violence Sculpture - United Nations, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 40° 45.046 W 073° 58.063
18T E 587143 N 4511602
Quick Description: The Non-Violence sculpture (a.k.a. The Knotted Gun) is located at the plaza before the entrance to the United Nations General Assembly Building.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2011 12:04:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMCZZH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1
Views: 8

Long Description:
The Non-Violence sculpture was created by Carl Fredrick Reuterswärd. A revolver is mounted on a concrete pedestal by the handle with the barrel pointing west. The barrel is tied into a knot. He was inspired by the murder of his friend, John Lennon, to make an artistic statement against violence. In 1988, the sculpture was presented as a gift the United Nations by the government of Luxembourg.
Title: Non-Violence Sculpture (a.k.a. The Knotted Gun)

Artist: Carl Fredrick Reuterswärd

Placement Date: 1988

Website: [Web Link]

Type of Object: Hand Gun

Location: United Nations, NY

Material: Bronze

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