International Sculpture Center



Kate Raudenbush

Guardian of Eden
August 2007
18' height x 19' width x 19' depth
Fabricated Steel

Permanent collection of the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno. Patinated plasma cut and welded steel. Based on Hindu creation myth of a lotus flower growing from Vishnu's navel in between cycles of time, from which Brama, the creator god, manifested the universe. Visitors are encouraged to climb into the seat of the lotus and imagine the world they would want to create.