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Henry Moore (United Kingdom, 1898 – 1986), Three-Piecde Reclining Figure, Draped. Bronze. Killian Court. Gift of the Eugene McDermott Family and Other Friends of MIT.
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Former Olympic wrestler and UFC heavyweight champion Mark Coleman (center right) poses with fans in the exhibition hall.
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Auguste Rodin (France, 1840 – 1917), Large Head of Iris (Grosse Tête d’Iris). Bronze. Hayden Library, 2nd floor (Bldg. 14S), Humanities Library. Rodin best known for his mastery of the human form, as in his famous sculptures The Thinker and The Gates of Hell.
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Harry Bertoia (Italy, 1915 - 1978, Barto, Pennsylvania), Altarpiece for MIT Chapel). Brazed steel. MIT Chapel (Bldg. W15).
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Jacques Lipchitz (Lithuania, 1891 – 1973, Italy), Birth of the Muses. Bronze. Hayden Library (Bldg. 14W), west plaza. Gift of Yulia Lipchitz in Memory of Dr. Jerome B. Wisener.
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The untitled stainless steel sculpture, by Anish Kapoor (India, b.1954), is the latest addition to MIT’s public art collection.
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Assistant District Attorney Suzanne M. Kontz argues against Tang’s request to attend a mobile app development class at Boston University. Tang has been under house arrest since late 2007.
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Edwin H. Blashfield (Brooklyn, New York, 1848 – 1936), Walker Memorial Mural. Painting. Walker Memorial (Bldg. 50).
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Two Brazilian Jiujitsu fighters compete in Grapplers Quest, a grappling tournament held at the UFC Fan Expo August 27 and 28.
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UFC lightweight fighter Clay C. Guida signs autographs for a young fan Friday morning.
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Alexander Calder (Piladelphia, Pennsylvania, 1898 – 1976, New York, New York), La Grande Voile (The Big Sail). Painted steel. McDermott Court. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McDermott. Standing at a soaring height of 40 ft and weighing a massive 33 tons, La Grande Voile is perhaps one of MIT’s most iconic public art pieces.
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Defendant Anna L. Tang and her attorney Robert A. George at her status conference Friday, August 27.
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Frank Stella (Malden, Massachusetts, 1936- ) Loohooloo. Acrylic on fiberglass. (Bldg. 7, 3rd floor), Wolk Gallery. Gift of Elliot K. Wolk, MIT Class of 1957.
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Pablo Picasso (Spain, 1881 – 1973, France), Figure découpée. Cast concrete. Temporarily removed during Sloan School expansion project. Famous cubist.
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Anish Kapoor (India, 1954 - ), Untitled (Sculpture for TSMC Lobby). Stainless steel. TSMC Lobby, Stata Center (Bldg, 32G). Commissioned with MIT Percent for Art Fund. Kapoor’s sculpture is MIT’s newest addition to it’s public art collection, installed this August. According to MIT curator Alise Upitis, the sculpture is 16 ft x 7 ft and weighs nearly 3500 lbs.
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Canadian Mixed Martial Arts fighter Shawn Tompkins (right) teaches a right hook during a training session. He emphasized starting with a jab and punching with the shoulders.
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Sol LeWitt (Hartford, Connecticut), Bar of Color within Squares. Terrazzo floor. Green Center for Physics (Bldg. 6C). Commissioned with MIT Percent for Art Fund.
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The dance group PROject Nailz film a video for Ke$ha’s “Never Know About Love.” From left to right: Stephanie S. Shim ’10, Cindy Ko (Tufts ’12), Sarah Elentukh (BU ’10), Amelia Laughton ’06, and Tovah Heller (Cornell ’03).
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Yesterday morning, the illuminated Dr. Who police box was “teleported” by hackers from the roof of Building 7 to the Great Dome. On the British science fiction show, the box is actually the TARDIS, a “Time And Relative Dimension In Space” craft.
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Party-seekers dance late Sunday night at the East Side Party, held in the East Campus Courtyard.
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Danny Chiao ’14 (left) and George T. Cheng ’14 add the final gummy bears to a gingerbread house during the “Games, games… Graham Simmons?” REX event held by Simmons Hall on Sunday night.
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Freshman ride the “Merry-Go-Death” at the East Side Party last Sunday night. As the platform spins, riders stand near the edge and walk toward the center, causing the ride to spin faster.