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 Isamu Noguchi  (1904 - 1988)

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Lived/Active: New York/California / Japan      Known for: abstract sculpture, mod mediums

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Isamu Noguchi
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1904 (Los Angeles, California)
- 1988 (New York, New York)
New York/California / Japan abstract sculpture, mod mediums
Ethnicity
* Japanese

  
Exhibition: Art Association
* National Academy of Design-
* National Sculpture Society-

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Art Institute of Chicago
* Museum of Modern Art, New York
* Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
* The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
* Whitney Museum of American Art

  
Methods
* Direct Carver, Hand Carving
* Easel Painting
* Murals of Fresco, Mixed Media, Mosaic or Paint
* Palette Knife, Heavy Texture
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Aluminum
* Bronze
* Charcoal
* Clay
* Crayon
* Gouache
* Graphite, Pencil
* Ink
* Iron
* Marble
* Metal, Metalwork, Metal Plates, Metal Point
* Mixed-Media, Multi-Media
* Pen and Ink
* Plaster
* Steel, Stainless Steel
* Stone and/or Limestone Carving
* Terracotta, Terra Cotta
* Wood

  
Styles
* Abstraction, Abstract
* Earthworks/Earth Art
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)
* New York School/Abstract Expressionism

  
Subjects
* Environment Themed Art
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Nude Figure
* Portraits
* Pure Abstraction, Line, Shape, Color, Texture

  
Geography/Places Lived and/or Worked
* Asia, Orient
* California Before 1940
* Japan
* Long Island, New York
* Mexico and/or Central America
* Woodstock, New York

  
Art Association
* National Sculpture Society
* Woodstock Art Association

  
Teacher
* Gutzon Borglum

  
Schools
* Academy Colarossi, Student
* Academy de la Grand Chaumiere, Student
* Columbia University Art Department, Student

  
Awards/Recognition
* Frank Logan Prize, Art Institute of Chicago
* Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Foundation Grant
* Logan Medal of the Arts, Society of Western Art
* National Medal of Arts

  
Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 20th Century After 1950

  
Some Collections
* Bakkom Photo Collection, St. Paul, Minnesota (2)
* Duncan Collection, Lincoln NE
* First National Bank of Chicago Collection
* Rockefeller Center, New York City

  
Added Description
* Abstract Sculpture Specialty
* Abstraction Specialty
* PWA, Public Works Project Participant

  
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