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Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern
$44.95

By Dakin Hart. Published by Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. in association with D Giles Limited, London.

Hardcover. 128 pages, 8 1/2 x 11 inches

Published in conjunction with the exhibition Isamu Noguchi, Archiac/Modern at Smithsonian American Art Museum, on view November 11, 2016ĖMarch 15, 2017. The exhibition brings together more than 80 works, nearly all from The Noguchi Museumís collection. An essay by Dakin Hart traces themes in Noguchiís expansive sixty-year career. Featured works include basalt sculptures, fountains, and floating Akari ceiling lights, calling to mind elemental structures in civilization across time. Noguchi saw himself as equal parts artist and engineer, and this volume devotes special attention to his patented designs. Includes more than sixty full-color plates.