Sun God: detail: front of bird after 1999 restoration
- Creation Date
De Saint Phalle's Sun God was the first work commissioned by the Stuart Collection and was her first outdoor commission in America. The exuberantly colored, fourteen-foot bird is placed atop a fifteen-foot concrete arch and sited on a grassy area between the Faculty Club and Mandeville Auditorium.
- Physical Description
mixed media; concrete; fiberglass; gilding; gold leaf; acrylic paint; 14 feet (height)
- Corporate Name
Mandeville Center: University of California, San Diego; La Jolla, California, United States
Point: 32.878565, -117.239716
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Architecture and City Planning
Garden and Landscape
Sculpture and Installations
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- Rights Holder
- Cohen, Becky (American photographer, contemporary)