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Isamu Noguchi
Retrospective 1992

Scarce major Japanese monograph on the work of prominent and influential Japanese-American sculptor artist, landscape architect, and furniture/lighting designer Isamu Noguchi, published on the occasion of the major retrospective exhibition “ISAMU NOGUCHI RETROSPECTIVE 1992”, March 14 1992 -May 10 1992 / The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and May 26 1992 – July 5 1992 / The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto.

This book documents a large many works spanning the 1920s-1980s, alongside text by Koji Takahashi, forming an important document and archive of Noguchi’s life and work.

Isamu Noguchi (November 17, 1904 – December 30, 1988) prominent Japanese American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. One of the greatest 20th-century sculptors, Noguchi is known for his sculpture and public works, creating innovative parks, plazas, playgrounds, fountains, gardens, and stage sets as well as sculpture of stone, metal, wood, and clay, and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, some of which are still manufactured and sold.
In 1947, Noguchi began a collaboration with the Herman Miller company, when he joined with George Nelson, Paul László and Charles Eames to produce a catalog containing what is often considered to be the most influential body of modern furniture ever produced, including the iconic Noguchi table which remains in production today.

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Bruno Munari
Da Cosa Nasce Cosa

This richly illustrated and designed book was published on the occasion of the exhibition “Bruno Munari – Da Cosa Nasce Cosa -“, 1 December 2007 – 14 January, 2008, at The Itabashi Museum of Art, Tokyo, celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Italian artist Bruno Munari’s birth.
Chronologically showcasing his inspiring and iconic graphic works in book and poster design, sculpture, illustration, interior/furniture design, games, art objects, and much more, this gorgeous exhibition catalogue illustrates Munari’s rich creative history through modernism, futurism, and concrete art.

Bruno Munari (October 24, 1907, Milan – September 30, 1998, Milan) was an Italian artist, designer, and inventor who contributed fundamentals to many fields of visual arts (painting, sculpture, film, industrial design, graphic design) in modernism, futurism, and concrete art, and in non visual arts (literature, poetry) with his research on games, didactic method, movement, tactile learning, kinesthetic learning, and creativity.

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