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NOGUCHI, Isamu (1904 - 1988), Sculptor, decorative designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NOGUCHI, Isamu (1904 - 1988), Sculptor, decorative designer

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 1904, in Los Angeles; died 30 December 1988, in Long Island (New York).

Sculptor, decorative designer.

Isamu Noguchi was the son of Yone Noguchi, a poet and professor of English at the Keio University, Tokyo, and Leonie Gilmore, an American novelist of Scottish origin. He went to school in Yokohama and was already an apprenticed cabinet-maker when he left for the

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