This catalogue was published to accompany the exhibition entitled Isamu Noguchi and Modern Japanese Ceramics. It presents Isamu Noguchi's major ceramic works and the story behind their creation. It also introduces the work of prominent postwar Japanese ceramic artists with whom Noguchi collaborated or interacted. An understanding of the nature and scope of the concerns Noguchi expressed through clay is crucial to understanding his work as a whole, and consideration of Japanese ceramic artists in the 1950s reveals a largely unknown genre of modern Japanese art. With chronology of the artist.
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