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This sculpture by Arnaldo Pomodoro which is in the Vatican Courtyard of the Pinecone is thought to be a depiction of a concept demonstrating a concave earth containing a celestial sphere within the center. Others believe it may be the world breaking of the the view of the heavens, a reference to Copernicus and Galileo. bronze statue that appears golden in the sun and measures more than 13 feet in diameter. The sphere is fractured and there appear to be intricate gears inside. Some believe it is a representation of our complex world and how simply it can be broken. It is quite unique and beautiful but a contrast of modern with a background of the ancient and historical.
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