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Isamu Noguchi : Archaic / Modern (Hardcover) (Dakin Hart)

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Isamu Noguchi, Archaic/Modern brings together more than eighty works, from six decades, which reveal how the ancient world shaped this inspirational artist’s vision for the future. Monolithic basalt sculptures and floating Akari ceiling lights are juxaposed with works that use stone, water, and light to call to mind elemental structures in civilization across time. Noguchi saw himself as equal parts artist and engineer and this volume devotes special attention to his patented designs, such as Radio Nurse?the first baby monitor, and also includes his designs for stage sets, playgrounds, and utilitarian articles, many of which are still being produced today.

Number of Pages: 128
Genre: Art
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Dakin Hart
Language: English
Street Date: January 10, 2017
TCIN: 51775173
UPC: 9781911282044
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-2305
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