The Sieve of Eratosthenes (sculpture)

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The Sieve of Eratosthenes
The Sieve of Eratosthenes by Mark di Suvero.jpg
The sculpture in 2018
ArtistMark di Suvero
Year1999 (1999)
LocationStanford, California, United States

The Sieve of Eratosthenes is a 1999 sculpture by Mark di Suvero, installed on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, California, United States.


The artwork was added to Stanford's collection in 2000.[1] It was dedicated to John Henry Merryman on his 80th birthday.[2]

In 2014, the 23-foot (7.0 m) sculpture was relocated from outside the Cantor Arts Center to the lawn between Escondido and Meyer Library.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Sieve of Eratosthenes". Cantor Arts Center. Retrieved October 3, 2018.
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  3. ^ Persky, Jana (February 3, 2014). "Sculpture moved from Cantor to Escondido". The Stanford Daily. Retrieved October 3, 2018.