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Alternate title:Stones and paper
Summary:This documentary examines the life and career of Isamu Noguchi, a prolific Japanese-American sculptor, best known for his naturalistic designs of open space. Discusses earlier works, including the famous Noguchi "heads" within the context of his apprenticeship under Constantin Brancusi. Ceramics, furniture, interiors, and gardens designed by Noguchi reflect his Japanese ethnic roots and his fondness for Japanese artistic tradition.
Contributor:Narita, Hiro 1941
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988
Provider:WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Pictures and Words (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Sculptors United States Biography
Sculptors Japan Biography
Sculpture, Modern 20th century
Sculpture, Japanese 20th century
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Fine Arts
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
Japan
Collection:Films@UM
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