The disappearance of “Casa Cueva,” a model of which is on view at the Noguchi Museum, pitted two great artists against each other in one of the most divisive episodes in Mexican contemporary art history.
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Noguchi Museum Is Opening the Artist’s Studio to Visitors
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.
At Queens’s Noguchi Museum, Banners by Asian Artists Address Racism
Chemin Hsiao, winner of the museum’s Open Call for Artist Banners, and runners-up Woomin Kim and Mo Kong discuss their designs with Hyperallergic.
Staging the Work of Ballet Amid Noguchi’s Expressive Sculptures
For Contract and Release, choreographed by Brendan Fernandes, three dancers assume their positions amid a selection of Noguchi’s works that allude to the human form and proceed to slowly perform a prescribed set of tasks.
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.
Public Programs for Robert Stadler at the Noguchi Museum
Solid Doubts: Robert Stadler at The Noguchi Museum is the museum’s first exhibition in which a contemporary designer’s work is installed in tandem with Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures.
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.
Best of 2016: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows
This list barely scratches the surface of the city’s artistic offerings this year, from overdue retrospectives to surprising sides of artists we know well.
Drinking Tea with Tom Sachs
I’m eating a single Ritz cracker, its underbelly embellished with a creamy wave of peanut butter.
11 Hidden Oases of Art and Green in NYC
Across the five boroughs, quiet pockets of public green space offer a taste of culture outdoors.
The Postminimal Zen of Boxed-Up Noguchis
If you visit the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City this summer, someone at the front desk will let you know that the institution is currently undergoing renovation and they regret that all the art in the garden is temporarily off view.