Los Angeles, CaliforniaDied
New York, New York
born Los Angeles, CA 1904-died New York City 1988Active in
Shikoko Island, Japan
Sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) made works that “speak of both the modern and the ancient in the same breath.” An essay by Dakin Hart traces themes in Noguchi’s sixty-year career—an expansive vision that ranged from landscape art to garden and playground designs, from sculptures featuring plan
In eighty-eight striking paintings and sculptures, Crosscurrents captures modernism as it moved from early abstractions by O’Keeffe, to Picasso and Pollock in midcentury, to pop riffs on contemporary culture by Roy Lichtenstein, Wayne Thiebaud, and Tom Wesselmann—all illustrating the com
WORKS BY THIS ARTIST (1 ITEM)
NOVEMBER 11, 2016 – MARCH 19, 2017
Smithsonian American Art Museum (8th and G Streets, NW)
Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) was among the most innovative American sculptors of the twentieth century, creating works that were far ahead of his time. His design for Sculpture to Be Seen from Mars (1947) anticipates the space age by several decades.
MARCH 5, 2010 — JANUARY 30, 2011
Renwick Gallery (Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW)
The Art of Gaman showcases arts and crafts made by Japanese Americans in U.S. internment camps during World War II.
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