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Isamu Noguchi.

Bruce Bruce, Scottish royal family descended from an 11th-century Norman duke, Robert de Brus. He aided William I in his conquest of England (1066) and was given lands in England.  Altshuler. NY: Abbeville Press, 1994. Illus., 128 pp., hardcover, $35.00, paperback, $24.95.

"It is my desire to view nature through nature's eyes.... An unlimited field of abstract sculptural expression would then be realized in which flowers and trees Flowers and Trees was a 1932 Silly Symphonies cartoon produced by Walt Disney, directed by Burt Gillett, and released to theatres by United Artists on July 30, 1932. , rivers and mountains, as well as birds, beasts and man, would be given their due place." This statement, written in 1926, sets the tone for the art of this important 20th-century sculptor. The author/director of the Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum in Long Island City, New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of
, enables the reader to share Noguchi's vision through viewing the fascinating range of sculptural forms this innovative artist produced. Forty-eight color photos, plus many more in black and white, illustrate works that include bridges, lamps, furniture, interior walls, water gardens and sculpture gardens A sculpture garden is an outdoor garden dedicated to the presentation of sculpture, usually several permanently-sited works in durable materials in landscaped surroundings. . The reader-friendly text discusses the artist's artistic development and describes in depth, many of his works.
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Author:Katter, Eldon
Publication:School Arts
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Oct 1, 1994
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