Robert Morris, Glass Labyrinth, Gift of The Hall Family Foundation, 2014 - Recent Acquisition Details
Robert Morris, Glass Labyrinth, Gift of The Hall Family Foundation, 2014
A triangular-shaped, glass-walled labyrinth designed by acclaimed artist and Kansas City native Robert Morris was installed this May in the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. This The 62-foot by 62-foot by 62-foot, seven-foot-tall labyrinth, which weighs more than 400 tons, provides visitors with an intimate experience, enticing them to interact with the art by winding through the glass maze. The installation of Glass Labyrinth (left) in the southeast section of the park marks the start of a six-month long celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park. Robert Morris is an American artist who contributed significantly to the development of several art movements during the 1960s and 1970s, including Minimalism, Process Art and Earthworks. Historically Morris has rejected traditional concepts of art while focusing heavily on the relationship between the artwork and the viewer.