Huru, 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist

Huru Means Hello/Goodbye
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The name of this sculpture was Huru. Huru is an Australian aboriginal word that means both "hello" and "goodbye."


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 15.95" N, 122° 27' 45.47" W   •  (Photo taken 13:20:01 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1126
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Huru Side View With Golden Gate Bridge
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The side view of the Huru sculpture by Mark di Suvero in Crissy Field, with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background.


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 15.95" N, 122° 27' 45.47" W   •  (Photo taken 13:20:25 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1127
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Three Legs And A Central Post
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The Huru sculpture by Mark di Suvero was supported by three stout steel legs. Run up through the center was a steel pole that supported the balanced pieces on top.


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 15.25" N, 122° 27' 47.35" W   •  (Photo taken 13:21:09 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1130
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Back Of Top Balanced Piece
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Here is a closeup of the back of the balanced piece on top of the Huru sculpture.


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 15.73" N, 122° 27' 47.54" W   •  (Photo taken 13:21:22 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1131
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Serif Foot
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The feet of this sculpture had delicate serifs cut into the steel.


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 15.74" N, 122° 27' 47.51" W   •  (Photo taken 13:21:27 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1132
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The Center Support
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The center support for the upright central post of the Huru sculpture by Mark di Suvero.


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 15.74" N, 122° 27' 47.50" W   •  (Photo taken 13:21:57 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1136
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Up Close Of Central Post
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Up close, the central post was clearly another I-beam.


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 16.12" N, 122° 27' 47.30" W   •  (Photo taken 13:21:59 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1137
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With A Man For Scale
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To best judge the size of this sculpture, a man stood near its base for scale.


Huru 1984-85, Steel, Mark di Suvero Artist   •  A part of SFMOMA On The Go   •  Crissy Field, San Francisco, California   •  37° 48' 16.12" N, 122° 27' 47.30" W   •  (Photo taken 13:22:28 Sunday 23 February 2014)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 27 April 2014)   •  © 2014 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C14_1138
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