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Isamu Noguchi (Artist, Landscape Architect, Designer)

Updated: Jun 8, 2023

Category: Art, Design, Landscape architecture

Post Contributors: Olivier Blanc, Alice Thomas


Profession: Artist, Landscape Architect, Designer

Born: November 17th, 1904 , Los Angeles (USA)

Died: December 30th, 1988, New York (USA)

Nationality: American


Famous for:

- Sculptures

- Akari lamps

- Red cube

- Landscapes


Links for resources:

The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum


Representing America: Isamu Noguchi at the 1986 Venice Biennale

Link to article (Nogushi museum's website)


"The sculptor who was high on life", article (The Guardian)


"Isamu Noguchi’s Life and Art Unfolds Like a Landscape in London", exhibition article (Ocula)


"An introduction to the multidisciplinary Japanese-American sculptor-designer", article with photographs of work (Christie's)


" [...] Noguchi's evolving relationship with abstract sculpture", article (The RIBA Journal)


"Sculpture becomes White House's first artwork by an Asian American", article (CNN Style)


28 works online with photographs and date (MoMA)


Noguchi Table, designed in 1947, full details with context (V&A)


Costume design for 'King Lear', 1955, sketches and context (V&A)


"Sculptural Design", exhibition article (Vitra Design Museum)


"There’s no such thing as time" (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)


Noguchi: In His Own Words (Barbican Centre)

Further research:

- Design

- Arts

- Play sculptures


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