Artwork at the United Nations

 

Foucault's Pendulum in the hall of the United Nations Headquarters, a gift from the NetherlandsMany member states have presented works of art to the United Nations or other organizations in the UN system. Some of them were also put on a postage stamp.

 

The photo shows the Foucault Pendulum in the General Assembly Lobby, a gift by the Netherlands in 1955.

 

 

Links

 

The United Nations Art Collection in Wikipedia.

Article Artů at home in the United Nations by Ed Marks, UN Chronicle (Winter 1998).

Information on the Foucault Pendulum in the UN Virtual Tour.

 

 

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last revised: 9 September 2010