ISAMU NOGUCHI Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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Name: Isamu Noguchi                                                                     
Born: 17 November 1904 Los Angeles, CA                                                 
Died: 30 December 1988 New York, NY                                                     
Isamu Noguchi (November 17, 1904 - December 30, 1988) was a                             
prominent Japanese American artist and landscape architect whose artistic career       
spanned six decades, from the 1920s onward. Known widely for his sculpture             
and public works, Noguchi also designed stage sets for various Martha Graham           
productions, and several mass-produced lamps and furniture pieces, some of which       
are still manufactured and sold.                                                       
Among his furniture work was his collaboration with the Herman Miller company in       
1948 when he joined with George Nelson, Paul Liszle and Charles Eames to produce       
a catalog containing what is often considered to be the most influential body of       
modern furniture. His work lives on around the world and at the The Noguchi             
Museum in New York City.