From Publishers Weekly
Sculptor Isamu Noguchi's work shows him to be a romantic pained by an acute sense of loss, suggests art historian Ashton in this biographical study. Illustrated.
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From Library Journal
This captivating biography of world-renowned sculptor and designer Isamu Noguchi highlights his lifelong personal and artistic struggle to reconcile Western ideas with his traditional Oriental heritage. Guided by her personal insight and friendship with the artist, art critic Ashton focuses on Noguchi's travels in the United States and abroad, his diversified work as sculptor and designer of public and private gardens, theater sets and furniture, as well as his professional and social relationships with fellow artists Constantin Brancusi, Arshile Gorky, and Henry Moore; dancer Martha Graham; actor/director John Gielgud; composer John Cage; and engineer/inventor Buckminster Fuller. Recommended. (Illustrations and index not seen.)-- Stephen Allan Patrick, East Tennessee State Univ. Lib., Johnson City
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