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1966 (cast 1984)
Edition, Metal
This was originally a plaster, made in 1966, which looked like a mold to me. My recollection of doing it remained but I could not figure it out. A cast was made to solve this mystery, whereupon I realized that the mold was the positive. Seemingly a dictionary of ideas, I had once made an archaeology of my past.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted. The Noguchi Museum gives thanks to the many talented photographers who have documented Isamu Noguchi’s works, particularly Kevin Noble, who has photographed the Museum’s collection for decades, and Shigeo Anzai and Michio Noguchi, whose portraits of the original Museum installations continue to provide inspiration and insight.
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