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Publisher Comments:

"In my long experience as an intimate witness of Noguchi's work, I believe that whatever the external entities of his coordinate translating may be, they represent a faithful manifest of the intellectual and harmonic being, Noguchi. In my estimation, the evoluting array and extraordinary breadth of his conceptioning realizations document a comprehensive artist without peer in our time." --R. Buckminster Fuller A Sculptor's World is the long-awaited reprint of Isamu Noguchi's 1968 autobiography. It remains Noguchi's most comprehensive statement about the art that brought him international acclaim. Told in words and images, A Sculptor's World is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the life and work of this seminal artist or a general interest in the art of sculpture. Reproduced in 2004 and since out of print, A Sculptor's World is now in its third edition, reprinted by Steidl. This volume will include the original foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller, from which the above quote is taken. In addition, created for this edition, a time line is provided of major events in Isamu Noguchi's life between 1968, when he wrote this autobiography, and his death in 1988.

Synopsis:

A Sculptor's World is the long-awaited reprint of Isamu Noguchi's 1968 autobiography. It remains Noguchi's most comprehensive statement about the art that brought him international acclaim. Told in words and images, A Sculptor's World is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the life and work of this seminal artist or a general interest in the art of sculpture. Also reprinted in this volume is the original foreword to the book by R. Buckminster Fuller, from which the above quote is taken.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783882439700
Author:
Noguchi, Isamu
Publisher:
Steidl Dap
Author:
Rychlak, Bonnie
Author:
Sadao, Shoji
Subject:
Individual Artist
Subject:
Individual Artists - General
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
Art - Artists
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20140831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
264 duotone illustrations
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
10.2 x 9.8 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Artists
Arts and Entertainment » Photography » Annuals
Biography » Artists, Architects, and Photographers
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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"Synopsis" by , A Sculptor's World is the long-awaited reprint of Isamu Noguchi's 1968 autobiography. It remains Noguchi's most comprehensive statement about the art that brought him international acclaim. Told in words and images, A Sculptor's World is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the life and work of this seminal artist or a general interest in the art of sculpture. Also reprinted in this volume is the original foreword to the book by R. Buckminster Fuller, from which the above quote is taken.
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