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Isamu Noguchi

Altshuler, Bruce

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ISBN 10: 1558597557 / ISBN 13: 9781558597556
Published by Abbeville, NY, 1995
New Condition: New Soft cover
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NEW BOOK, softcover, which is in MINT / PRISTINE condition. And for a very reasonable price, it is a remarkable coverage of this wonderful artist. We have a lot of books on Isamu Noguchi, and this item covers his work very well. A worthwhile investment. Size: Quatro. Bookseller Inventory # 102587

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Title: Isamu Noguchi

Publisher: Abbeville, NY

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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With more than 100 illustrations -- approximately 48 in full color -- this innovative series offers a fresh look at the most creative and influential artists of the postwar era. Modern Masters form a perfect reference set for home, school, or library. Each handsomely designed volume presents:

- A thorough survey of the artist's life and work
- Statements by the artist
- An illustrated chapter on technique
- Chronology
- Lists of exhibitions and public collections
- Annotated bibliography
- Index

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Ninety-year-old Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi is one of the most important sculptors of this century. Blending Asian and Western styles in his art, Noguchi has produced an incredible range of works-from large public pieces to coffee tables and set designs. This well-written volume has been carefully compiled by the director of the Noguchi Garden Museum in Long Island City, New York. The sharp illustrations include a wide variety of the artist's output while the text, which follows Noguchi's career, elucidates the development of his oeuvre. Altshuler (coauthor of Isamu Noguchi: Essays and Conversations, Abrams, 1994) provides a very useful chronology, a list of public collections in which the artist's work appears, and an informative bibliography. An essential purchase for every public and art library.
Martin Chasin, Adult Inst., Bridgeport, Ct.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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