ISAMU NOGUCHI (1904-1988)
ISAMU NOGUCHI (1904-1988)
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ISAMU NOGUCHI (1904-1988)


ISAMU NOGUCHI (1904-1988)
bronze with black patina
15 1/4 x 24 x 25 in. (38.7 x 61 x 63.5 cm.)
Executed in 1962 and cast in 1963. This work is number six from an edition of eight plus an artist's proof.
Arnold Herstand Gallery, New York.
Gallery Kasahara (1988).
Bryan Ohno Gallery, Seattle (1998)
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1999.
New York, Cordier & Ekstrom, Inc., Isamu Noguchi, April 1963 (another cast exhibited).
B. Rose, "New York Letter,” in Art International, vol. 7, no. 5, 25 May 1963, pp. 55-56.
Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Isamu Noguchi, June-July 1964 (another cast exhibited).
A. Michelson, "Noguchi: Notes on a Theater of the Real,” in Art International, vol. 8, no. 10, December 1964, pp. 21-25.
Sculpture International, vol. 1, no. 1, January 1968, p. 33 (illustrated).
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Isamu Noguchi, April-June 1968, cat. no. 45 (another cast exhibited and illustrated, p. 43).
London, Gimpel Fils, Ltd., Isamu Noguchi, July-August 1968. no. 10 (another cast exhibited).
Zürich, Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Isamu Noguchi, October-November 1968 (another cast exhibited).
Tokyo, Minami Gallery, Isamu Noguchi, May-June 1973 (another cast exhibited)
D. Botnick and N. Grove, The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979: A Catalogue, New York, 1980, p. 96 (illustrated, p. 97, no. 526).
Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art, Dorothy C. Miller: With an Eye to American Art, April-June 1985 (another cast exhibited).
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey Noguchi and the Figure, February -May 1999 (another cast exhibited).
M. Kangas, "Isamu Noguchi in the Pacific Northwest," Sculpture, December 2000, p. 30.
New York, Jorge Palacios at the Noguchi Museum, September 2018-January 2019.
London, Barbican Art Gallery; Museum Ludwig Cologne and Bern, Zentrum Paul Klee, Noguchi, September 2021-January 2023 (another cast exhibited).
Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné, digital, ongoing, no.526 (illustrated).
Seattle, Bryan Ohno Gallery, Isamu Noguchi: Stone and Paper, September-October 1999.
Special notice
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Further details
Another example from the edition resides in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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