On View   Original Collection


c. 1968
Miharu granite, Stainless steel, Wood
“Katsura” is the wig that resembles the hairdo women once wore in Japan. To integrate this sculpture to its base, there is a slot in both with a metal plate between them. I found the stone near a village named Miharu-cho.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.