The studio of the mid-century sculptor, located across from his eponymous museum in Long Island City, New York, received $4.5 million for its planned restoration and renovation.
Remembering the Japanese American Incarceration Through Abstraction
An exhibition at the Noguchi Museum marks the 80th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which forced over 120,000 Japanese Americans into detention camps.
The Vicious Cynicism of Installing Noguchi at the White House
While some imagine that Noguchi would be proud to have his work displayed at the White House under these circumstances, I would bet that he is turning in his grave.
Melania Trump Unveils Noguchi Sculpture in White House Rose Garden
Noguchi is the first Asian-American artist to enter the White House collection.
The Noguchi Museum Can Exist Without Visitors
The films of Distance Noguchi show the empty museum’s famous sculpture garden faintly stirred by the wind, the gentle splash of a fountain, or the chance arrival of a bird.
Noguchi Museum Launches Online Archive of 60,000 Unique Works
The vast archive of photographs, manuscripts, and digitized drawings is coupled with an updated digital catalogue raisonné of Isamu Noguchi’s work.
Isamu Noguchi’s Creative Friendship With Saburo Hasegawa
By all accounts the two had an intense friendship, and together they created a new modern aesthetic.
Introducing Isamu Noguchi’s Playground Designs to the Next Generation
The Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens will host a free workshop on the magic of playground design by the Noguchi Museum.
To Respect Isamu Noguchi’s Vision, Architects Revise Controversial Plaza Renovation Plan [UPDATED]
After an outcry by aficionados and community members, architects have submitted a new proposal to redesign the plaza that houses Noguchi’s “Red Cube” sculpture.
Proposed 140 Broadway Plan Threatens Noguchi’s “Red Cube” [UPDATED]
The Noguchi Foundation was not consulted on the proposal and says it undermines Isamu Noguchi’s vision of the public space around his iconic sculpture.
Isamu Noguchi’s Voluntary Stay in a Japanese-American Incarceration Camp
The modernist sculptor voluntarily entered one of the many incarceration camps for Japanese Americans, and it was an experience that deeply impacted him.
Untying the Knots of History Around Japanese-American Internment
Orlaineta is concerned with unpacking history and sifting through forgotten objects in order to reconstruct a story.