Paul Ramírez Jonas
Artist in the Public Realm


   His Truth is Marching On, 1993

MATERIALS: 84 inch dimater wooden ring, 80 wine bottles, song The Battle Hymn of the Republic 

Bottles are filled with different amounts of water to produce notes. All the notes of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” are transcribed into a corresponding bottle.When the strikes each bottle in succession they play the song. The story is in the object.