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Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988)
Pylon
incised with the artist's initials and date 'I.N. 1959-81' (near the base); stamped with the number '15/18' (on an aluminum tag affixed to the reverse)
galvanized steel
114 x 20 x 20 in. (289.5 x 50.2 x 50.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1958 and executed in 1981. This work is number fifteen from an edition of eighteen plus six foundry copies, two trial proofs, two special proofs, three Gemini impressions, one National Gallery of Art impression and one prototype.
Provenance
Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné, digital, ongoing, no. 475A (illustrated).
Isamu Noguchi, exh. cat., Seattle, Bryan Ohno Gallery, 2000, p. 53 (illustrated).

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