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Catalogues Raisonnés
Title page of The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979: A Catalogue.

Botnick, Diane and Nancy Grove. The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924–1979: A Catalogue. New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1980.

The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné.

By Noguchi

Noguchi, Isamu. “What’s the Matter with Sculpture?”Art Front 16 (September–October 1936): 13–14. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “I Become a Nisei.” 1942. Unpublished manuscript produced for Readers’ Digest. The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum Archive.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Trouble Among Japanese Americans.” The New Republic 108 (February 1 1943): 145-146.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Meanings in Modern Sculpture.” Art News 48 (March 1949): 12–15. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Japanese Akari Lamps.” Craft Horizons 14 (September/October 1954): 16–18. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Towards a Reintegration of the Arts.” College Art Journal 9 (1960): 59–60. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “New Stone Gardens.” Art in America 52 (June 1964): 84–89. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. A Sculptor’s World. Foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller. New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, 1968. Reprint, Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2004/2015. (Noguchi’s Autobiography)

Noguchi, Isamu. “The Sculptor and the Architect.” Studio International 176 (July/August 1968): 18–20. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. Isamu Noguchi: The Sculpture of Spaces. Ex. cat. Whitney Museum of American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1980.

Noguchi, Isamu. Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1987.

Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane, and Bruce Altshuler, eds. Isamu Noguchi: Essays and Conversations. New York: Harry N. Abrams/The Noguchi Foundation, 1994.

Interviews
Page of an Interview of Noguchi, Isamu. “The Courage to Desecrate Emptiness.” Art News (March 1986): 103–109.

Noguchi, Isamu. “[From an] Interview with Isamu Noguchi.” Interviewed by Katharine Kuh. Horizon (March 1960): 104–112. A somewhat condensed version from Noguchi, Isamu. “Isamu Noguchi.” Interview with Katharine Kuh. In The Artist’s Voice: Talks with Seventeen Artists. New York and Evanston, Illinois: Harper & Row, 1962: 171–188 reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu and Paul Cummings. “Oral history interview with Isamu Noguchi, 1973 Nov. 7-Dec. 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution” [Transcript]. A somewhat condensed version from Cummings, Paul. Artists in their Own Worlds: Interviews by Paul Cummings. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1979; reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “The Courage to Desecrate Emptiness.” Art News (March 1986): 103–109.

Noguchi, Isamu and Rhony Alhalel. “Conversations with Isamu Noguchi.” Kyoto Journal 10 (Spring 1989): 32–37.

Biographies and Remembrances
Cover of Biography book by Herrera, Hayden. Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

Fuller, R. Buckminster. “Noguchi.” Palette (Winter 1960).

Brenson, Michael. “Isamu Noguchi, the Sculptor, Dies at 84.” The New York Times (December 31, 1988): 1, 9.

Graham, Martha. “From Collaboration, a Strange Beauty Emerged.” The New York Times, January 8, 1989.

Tanaka, Ikko ed. Isamu Noguchi, Human Aspect as a Contemporary: 54 Witnesses in Japan and America. Kagawa, Japan: The Shikoku Shimbun, 2002.

Duus, Masayo. The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey without Borders. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Herrera, Hayden. Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

References and Monographs
Cover of Reference/Monograph Book by Hunter, Sam. Isamu Noguchi. New York: Abbeville Books, 1978.

Hunter, Sam. Isamu Noguchi. New York: Abbeville Books, 1978.

Ashton, Dore. Noguchi: East and West. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.

Altshuler, Bruce. Isamu Noguchi. New York: Abbeville, 1994.

Torres, Ana Maria. Isamu Noguchi: A Study of Space. New York: The Monacelli Press, 2000.

Tracy, Robert. Spaces of the Mind: Isamu Noguchi’s Dance Designs. New York: Proscenium Publishers, 2001.

Winther-Tamaki, Bert. “Isamu Noguchi: Places of Affiliation and Disaffiliation,” in Art in the Encounter of Nations: Japanese and American Artists in the Early Postwar Years. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2001.

Treib, Marc. Noguchi in Paris: The UNESCO Garden. San Francisco and Paris: William Stout Publishers and UNESCO, 2003.

Exhibition Catalogues
Cover of Exhibition catalogue by Friedman, Martin. Noguchi’s Imaginary Landscapes. Ex. cat. Walker Art Center. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1978.
Cover of Exhibition catalogue by Geldzahler, Henry ed. Isamu Noguchi: What is Sculpture? Ex. cat. 42nd Venice Biennale. New York: P.S. 1, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc., 1986.

Miller, Dorothy. Fourteen Americans. Ex. cat. The Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1946.

Noguchi, Isamu, Saburo Hasegawa and Shuzo Takiguchi. Noguchi: 1931 50 51 52 Japan. Ex. cat. Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura. Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, 1953.

Gordon, John. Isamu Noguchi. Ex. cat. Whitney Museum of American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1968.

Friedman, Martin. Noguchi’s Imaginary Landscapes. Ex. cat. Walker Art Center. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1978.

Isamu Noguchi: Space of Akari and Stone. Ex. cat. Seibu Museum of Art. Texts by Takahiko Okada, Arata Isozaki and Isamu Noguchi. Tokyo: Takanawa Art Company, 1985. Reprint, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1986.

Geldzahler, Henry ed. Isamu Noguchi: What is Sculpture? Ex. cat. 42nd Venice Biennale. New York: P.S. 1, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc., 1986.

Play Mountain: Isamu Noguchi + Louis Kahn. Ex. cat. The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art. Tokyo: The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, 1996.

Grove, Nancy. Isamu Noguchi: Portrait Sculpture. Ex. cat. National Portrait Gallery. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.

Quiet Light: An Installation of Isamu Noguchi’s Akari Light Sculptures by Tod Williams & Billie Tsien. Ex. cat. Takashimaya Co. New York: Takashimaya Co., 1994.

Cort, Louise Allison and Bert Winther-Tamaki. Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics: A Close Embrace of the Earth. Ex. cat. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2003.

Fletcher, Valerie ed. Isamu Noguchi: Master Sculptor. Ex. cat. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Washington, D.C. and London: Scala Publishers Ltd., 2004.

Rychlak, Bonnie ed. Design: Isamu Noguchi and Isamu Kenmochi. Ex. cat. The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum. New York: The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum / Five Ties Publishing, Inc., 2007.

Articles and Reviews
Cover of Article by Levy, Julien. “Isamu Noguchi.” Creative Art (January 1933).

Levy, Julien. “Isamu Noguchi.” Creative Art (January 1933).

Hess, Thomas B. “Isamu Noguchi ‘46.” Art News 45 (September 25, 1946): 34–38; 47; 50–51.

“Japanese–American Sculptor Shows off Weird New Works.” Life 21 (November 11, 1946): 12–13, 15.

Maurer, Herrymon. “Noguchi: An Abstract Sculptor Puts His Art to the Uses of an Industrial World.” Fortune 48 (September 1953): 116–121.

Ashton, Dore. “Art: Isamu Noguchi.” Arts and Architecture 80 (June 1963): 11-12, 30.

Gruen, John. “The Artist Speaks.” Art in America 56 (March/April 1968): 28–31.

Schonberg, Harold C. “Isamu Noguchi, A Kind of Throwback; A Kind of Throwback.” New York Times Magazine (April 14, 1968): 24, 27, 29-30, 32, 34.

Tomkins, Calvin. “The Art World: Rocks.” The New Yorker (March 24, 1980): 76–82.

McGill, Douglas C. “Isamu Noguchi’s Art Finds a Home in Queens.” The New York Times (April 3, 1985): C19.

Glueck, Grace. “Noguchi and His Dream Museum.” The New York Times (May 10, 1985): C1, C26.

Hagen, Charles. “Isamu Noguchi: United States Pavilion, Biennale.” Artforum (October 1986): 144–145.

Title page of The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979: A Catalogue.
Page of an Interview of Noguchi, Isamu. “The Courage to Desecrate Emptiness.” Art News (March 1986): 103–109.
Cover of Biography book by Herrera, Hayden. Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.
Cover of Reference/Monograph Book by Hunter, Sam. Isamu Noguchi. New York: Abbeville Books, 1978.
Cover of Exhibition catalogue by Friedman, Martin. Noguchi’s Imaginary Landscapes. Ex. cat. Walker Art Center. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1978.
Cover of Exhibition catalogue by Geldzahler, Henry ed. Isamu Noguchi: What is Sculpture? Ex. cat. 42nd Venice Biennale. New York: P.S. 1, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc., 1986.
Cover of Article by Levy, Julien. “Isamu Noguchi.” Creative Art (January 1933).
Catalogues Raisonnés

Botnick, Diane and Nancy Grove. The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924–1979: A Catalogue. New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1980.

The Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonné.

By Noguchi

Noguchi, Isamu. “What’s the Matter with Sculpture?”Art Front 16 (September–October 1936): 13–14. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “I Become a Nisei.” 1942. Unpublished manuscript produced for Readers’ Digest. The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum Archive.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Trouble Among Japanese Americans.” The New Republic 108 (February 1 1943): 145-146.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Meanings in Modern Sculpture.” Art News 48 (March 1949): 12–15. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Japanese Akari Lamps.” Craft Horizons 14 (September/October 1954): 16–18. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “Towards a Reintegration of the Arts.” College Art Journal 9 (1960): 59–60. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “New Stone Gardens.” Art in America 52 (June 1964): 84–89. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. A Sculptor’s World. Foreword by R. Buckminster Fuller. New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, 1968. Reprint, Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2004/2015. (Noguchi’s Autobiography)

Noguchi, Isamu. “The Sculptor and the Architect.” Studio International 176 (July/August 1968): 18–20. Reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. Isamu Noguchi: The Sculpture of Spaces. Ex. cat. Whitney Museum of American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1980.

Noguchi, Isamu. Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum. New York: Harry N. Abrams Inc., 1987.

Apostolos-Cappadona, Diane, and Bruce Altshuler, eds. Isamu Noguchi: Essays and Conversations. New York: Harry N. Abrams/The Noguchi Foundation, 1994.

Interviews

Noguchi, Isamu. “[From an] Interview with Isamu Noguchi.” Interviewed by Katharine Kuh. Horizon (March 1960): 104–112. A somewhat condensed version from Noguchi, Isamu. “Isamu Noguchi.” Interview with Katharine Kuh. In The Artist’s Voice: Talks with Seventeen Artists. New York and Evanston, Illinois: Harper & Row, 1962: 171–188 reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu and Paul Cummings. “Oral history interview with Isamu Noguchi, 1973 Nov. 7-Dec. 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution” [Transcript]. A somewhat condensed version from Cummings, Paul. Artists in their Own Worlds: Interviews by Paul Cummings. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1979; reprinted in Apostolos-Cappadona and Altshuler, Essays and Conversations.

Noguchi, Isamu. “The Courage to Desecrate Emptiness.” Art News (March 1986): 103–109.

Noguchi, Isamu and Rhony Alhalel. “Conversations with Isamu Noguchi.” Kyoto Journal 10 (Spring 1989): 32–37.

Biographies and Remembrances

Fuller, R. Buckminster. “Noguchi.” Palette (Winter 1960).

Brenson, Michael. “Isamu Noguchi, the Sculptor, Dies at 84.” The New York Times (December 31, 1988): 1, 9.

Graham, Martha. “From Collaboration, a Strange Beauty Emerged.” The New York Times, January 8, 1989.

Tanaka, Ikko ed. Isamu Noguchi, Human Aspect as a Contemporary: 54 Witnesses in Japan and America. Kagawa, Japan: The Shikoku Shimbun, 2002.

Duus, Masayo. The Life of Isamu Noguchi: Journey without Borders. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2004.

Herrera, Hayden. Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005.

References and Monographs

Hunter, Sam. Isamu Noguchi. New York: Abbeville Books, 1978.

Ashton, Dore. Noguchi: East and West. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1992.

Altshuler, Bruce. Isamu Noguchi. New York: Abbeville, 1994.

Torres, Ana Maria. Isamu Noguchi: A Study of Space. New York: The Monacelli Press, 2000.

Tracy, Robert. Spaces of the Mind: Isamu Noguchi’s Dance Designs. New York: Proscenium Publishers, 2001.

Winther-Tamaki, Bert. “Isamu Noguchi: Places of Affiliation and Disaffiliation,” in Art in the Encounter of Nations: Japanese and American Artists in the Early Postwar Years. Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2001.

Treib, Marc. Noguchi in Paris: The UNESCO Garden. San Francisco and Paris: William Stout Publishers and UNESCO, 2003.

Exhibition Catalogues

Miller, Dorothy. Fourteen Americans. Ex. cat. The Museum of Modern Art. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1946.

Noguchi, Isamu, Saburo Hasegawa and Shuzo Takiguchi. Noguchi: 1931 50 51 52 Japan. Ex. cat. Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura. Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, 1953.

Gordon, John. Isamu Noguchi. Ex. cat. Whitney Museum of American Art. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1968.

Friedman, Martin. Noguchi’s Imaginary Landscapes. Ex. cat. Walker Art Center. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1978.

Isamu Noguchi: Space of Akari and Stone. Ex. cat. Seibu Museum of Art. Texts by Takahiko Okada, Arata Isozaki and Isamu Noguchi. Tokyo: Takanawa Art Company, 1985. Reprint, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1986.

Geldzahler, Henry ed. Isamu Noguchi: What is Sculpture? Ex. cat. 42nd Venice Biennale. New York: P.S. 1, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Inc., 1986.

Play Mountain: Isamu Noguchi + Louis Kahn. Ex. cat. The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art. Tokyo: The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, 1996.

Grove, Nancy. Isamu Noguchi: Portrait Sculpture. Ex. cat. National Portrait Gallery. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989.

Quiet Light: An Installation of Isamu Noguchi’s Akari Light Sculptures by Tod Williams & Billie Tsien. Ex. cat. Takashimaya Co. New York: Takashimaya Co., 1994.

Cort, Louise Allison and Bert Winther-Tamaki. Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics: A Close Embrace of the Earth. Ex. cat. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2003.

Fletcher, Valerie ed. Isamu Noguchi: Master Sculptor. Ex. cat. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Washington, D.C. and London: Scala Publishers Ltd., 2004.

Rychlak, Bonnie ed. Design: Isamu Noguchi and Isamu Kenmochi. Ex. cat. The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum. New York: The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum / Five Ties Publishing, Inc., 2007.

Articles and Reviews

Levy, Julien. “Isamu Noguchi.” Creative Art (January 1933).

Hess, Thomas B. “Isamu Noguchi ‘46.” Art News 45 (September 25, 1946): 34–38; 47; 50–51.

“Japanese–American Sculptor Shows off Weird New Works.” Life 21 (November 11, 1946): 12–13, 15.

Maurer, Herrymon. “Noguchi: An Abstract Sculptor Puts His Art to the Uses of an Industrial World.” Fortune 48 (September 1953): 116–121.

Ashton, Dore. “Art: Isamu Noguchi.” Arts and Architecture 80 (June 1963): 11-12, 30.

Gruen, John. “The Artist Speaks.” Art in America 56 (March/April 1968): 28–31.

Schonberg, Harold C. “Isamu Noguchi, A Kind of Throwback; A Kind of Throwback.” New York Times Magazine (April 14, 1968): 24, 27, 29-30, 32, 34.

Tomkins, Calvin. “The Art World: Rocks.” The New Yorker (March 24, 1980): 76–82.

McGill, Douglas C. “Isamu Noguchi’s Art Finds a Home in Queens.” The New York Times (April 3, 1985): C19.

Glueck, Grace. “Noguchi and His Dream Museum.” The New York Times (May 10, 1985): C1, C26.

Hagen, Charles. “Isamu Noguchi: United States Pavilion, Biennale.” Artforum (October 1986): 144–145.

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