On Becoming an Artist: Isamu Noguchi and his Contemporaries, 1922-1960

On Becoming an Artist: Isamu Noguchi and his Contemporaries, 1922-1960

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - Sunday, April 24, 2011
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 12:00am - Sunday, April 24, 2011 - 12:00am

Organized by independent curator Amy Wolf, this exhibition presents a comprehensive survey of Isamu Noguchi’s most important artistic relationships with influential figures in art, dance, architecture and design. These friendships and collaborations include: Arshile Gorky, Alexander Calder, Constantin Brancusi, Berenice Abbott, Frida Kahlo, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Louis Kahn, and many others.

Isamu Noguchi at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Isamu Noguchi at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Thursday, July 17, 2008 - Monday, May 4, 2009
Thursday, July 17, 2008 - 12:00am - Monday, May 4, 2009 - 12:00am

The first major European exhibition of Isamu Noguchi’s work is presented at England’s Yorkshire Sculpture Park. With more than 150 sculptures, drawings, and dance and theater sets from The Noguchi Museum's collection, including five major sculptures from the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in Mure, Japan, the selection represents nearly every facet of Noguchi’s career. The work is situated throughout the YSP’s four indoor galleries, located within a pastoral environment of eighteenth-century parkland.

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 - 1989

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 - 1989

Saturday, January 3, 2009 - Sunday, April 19, 2009
Saturday, January 3, 2009 - 12:00am - Sunday, April 19, 2009 - 12:00am

This exhibition illuminates the dynamic and profound impact of Asian art and philosophical concepts on American artistic practices of the late 19th century, early modern, and postwar avant-garde periods. Accompanying The Third Mind, the Guggenheim Museum's Sackler Center for Arts Education will feature Noguchi: The Bollingen Journey 1949-56, an exhibition of selected photographs by Isamu Noguchi taken while traveling the world on a Bollingen Fellowship.

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