Isamu Noguchi, Uruguayan, 1973. Black granite sculpture installed in the Noguchi Museum garden.
On View   Original Collection


Stones that come from Uruguay seem to have a density of form and skin and a quality of hardness that allows no flaking or oxidation. These are features I appreciate, but the stone is obdurate and takes time to know.
Original Noguchi Collection
Quotations by Isamu Noguchi from The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1987), unless otherwise noted.