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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release dancers performing on Isamu Noguchi’s red Play Sculpture

Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release

1:30 pm-2:30 pm
Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release is activated by dancers interacting with six “training devices” that Fernandes modeled on the Rocking Chair that Isamu Noguchi created for Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring (1944), as well as Noguchi’s sculptures throughout the installation.
America/New_York 12/14/2019 01:30 PM 12/14/2019 02:30 PM Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release The Noguchi Museum’s collection installation Noguchi: Body-Space Devices is reconfigured as a set for Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release, a performance-based collaboration with artist Brendan Fernandes… The Noguchi Museum
Workshop participant chiseling a stone

Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone

1 pm-5 pm
Learn about Noguchi’s artistic process through studying his works in stone in the galleries, then explore basic techniques for carving soft stone in the studio.
America/New_York 12/14/2019 01:00 PM 12/14/2019 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Shaping Soft Stone In the mid-1960s Isamu Noguchi began working spontaneously with stone, embracing the unforeseen consequences of his process. He wrote, “Carving follows the possibilities inherent to the stone.” Learn… The Noguchi Museum
Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release dancers performing on Isamu Noguchi’s red Play Sculpture

Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release

3 pm-4 pm
Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release is activated by dancers interacting with six “training devices” that Fernandes modeled on the Rocking Chair that Isamu Noguchi created for Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring (1944), as well as Noguchi’s sculptures throughout the installation.
America/New_York 12/14/2019 03:00 PM 12/14/2019 04:00 PM Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release The Noguchi Museum’s collection installation Noguchi: Body-Space Devices is reconfigured as a set for Brendan Fernandes: Contract and Release, a performance-based collaboration with artist Brendan Fernandes… The Noguchi Museum

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Bronze abstract rocking chair

Center of Attention

3:30 pm-4:30 pm
Join an extended conversation on Isamu Noguchi’s Rocking Chair from Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring (1944, cast 1985).
America/New_York 01/12/2020 03:30 PM 01/12/2020 04:30 PM Center of Attention Join an extended conversation on Isamu Noguchi’s Rocking Chair from Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring (1944, cast 1985), featured in the special exhibition Noguchi: Body–Space Devices (on view through… The Noguchi Museum

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Composition on paper with white biomorphic shape, black dot and line

Hands-On at Noguchi: Screen Printing

1 pm-5 pm
Spend time in the galleries discussing the organic and geometric shapes found in Noguchi’s works, then create stencils and learn basic screen-printing techniques in the studio.
America/New_York 01/18/2020 01:00 PM 01/18/2020 05:00 PM Hands-On at Noguchi: Screen Printing When Isamu Noguchi turned toward abstraction, he created a vocabulary of shapes that reappeared throughout his career. Spend time in the galleries discussing the organic and geometric shapes found in… The Noguchi Museum
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