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Akari models J, H, and I. Courtesy of the Noguchi Museum.

A new show at the Noguchi Museum, "Akari: Sculpture by Other Means," will make you see the ubiquitous paper lanterns in a new way.

Isamu Noguchi's Rare Ceramic Works Bridge Art and Design - Core77

"When all the possibilities of modern technologies are lost, one returns once more to basic things, basic materials, to basic thoughts..."

Noguchi’s Landmark Exhibitions - The Noguchi Museum

In hindsight, the arc of Isamu Noguchi’s solo exhibitions seems like an active attempt to confound any public perception of Noguchi as an artist with a single known style. This is a selected list of exhibitions that defined his category-defying career.

noguchi: ceramics, ikibana + space

Cherry, apple blossoms and dogwood will soon be making their appearance, so Spring is a fine time to practice ikebana, the minimalist art of flower arranging that originated in Japan. As with wabi-sabi, although it looks simple, it has complex philosophical, even spiritual underpinnings. Ikebana' is from the Japanese ikeru (生ける?, 'to place, to arrange, life, birth') and hana (花?, 'flower'... It is a time to appreciate things in nature that people often overlook because of their busy lives…

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Apporter la lumière du soleil dans nos intérieurs, c’était le pari fou de l’artiste et créateur nippo-américain Isamu Noguchi ! Avec les collections AKARI, ce sont plus de 100 sculptures lumineuses en papier washi qu’il imagine après un séjour à Gifu au Japon. La lumière, c’était une véritable fascination pour Isamu Noguchi. Il a d’ailleurs choisit le terme «Akari» signifiant «lumière» en japonais.
Inspiriert von der Noguchi Playscape des Japanisch-Amerikanischen Künstler Isamu Noguchi, präsentieren wir NORR11 Neuheiten in einem utopischen Szenario, erstellt vom Design Studio West Timber Court. Audio von DJ & Music Producer Superpitcher.
Inspiration for the design of his lights stems from a visit to the Japanese fishing village of Gifu, where Noguchi watched the fishermen at work. They do not only use trained cormorants for the hunt but also lanterns to attract fish. These lanterns had ribs made of bamboo, which were covered with fine paper.