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Billy Rose Sculpture Garden, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988  Search this
Medium:
Local rubble and earth, concrete walls
Type:
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Israel Museum Jerusalem Israel
Date:
1960-1965
Notes:
Noguchi, Isamu, "The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum," New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum), 1987.
Grove, Nancy & Diane Botnick, "The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi, 1924-1979," New York: Garland Pub., 1980, no. 504.
Noguchi, Isamu, "The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum," New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum), 1987, pg. 170.
Summary:
An outdoor sculpture garden which is a series of five huge, curved retaining walls made of local rubble. It also includes a series of concrete walls designed as outdoor galleries for sculpture, two pavilions, and a series of squares as paths.
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87560439
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_113376