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Mother and Child

Mother and Child

1944 - 1945
Sculpture, Stone
The carving of stone is a preoccupation of sculptors that links them to an old tradition. I always come back to this as the one sure honesty of sculpture. Other methods of working smack of device, contrivance, duplication.
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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