Lot 105
  • 105

Isamu Noguchi

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120,000 - 180,000 USD
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Description

  • Isamu Noguchi
  • Mitosis
  • bronze
  • 15 by 22 by 12 in. 38.1 by 55.9 by 30.5 cm.
  • Executed in 1962, this work is number 2 from an edition of 9.

Provenance

Gimpel Fils, London
Acquired by the present owner from the above in September 1969

Exhibited

New York, Cordier and Ekstrom Gallery, Isamu Noguchi, April 1963, cat. no. 21 (another example exhibited)
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Isamu Noguchi, April - June 1968, cat. no. 45, p. 43, illustrated
Zurich, Gimpel & Hanover Galerie, Isamu Noguchi, July - August 1968, cat. no. 10, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Tokyo, Minami Gallery, Isamu Noguchi, May - June 1973, cat. no. 10, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Düsseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Japan Tradition und Gegenwart, April - June 1974, p. 97, illustrated (another example exhibited)
Northampton, Smith College Museum of Art, Dorothy C. Miller: With an Eye to American Art, April - June 1985 (another example exhibited)
New York, Pace Gallery, Isamu Noguchi - Bronze & Iron Sculpture, May - June 1988 (another example exhibited)
Monterrey, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo; Mexico City, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Noguchi and the Figure, 1999, cat. no. 26, fig. 26, p. 108, illustrated (another example exhibited)
London, Gimpel Fils, Gimpel Fils 60th Anniversary Exhibition, July – September 2006

Literature

Annette Michelson, Isamu Noguchi, Paris, 1964, no. 28, illustrated
Annette Michelson, "Noguchi: Notes on a Theater of the Real," Art International 8, no. 10, December 1964, pp. 21-25
Isamu Noguchi, Isamu Noguchi: A Sculptor's World, New York, 1968, no. 105, illustrated
Tobi Tobias, Isamu Noguchi: The Life of a Sculptor, New York, 1974, p. 32
Sam Hunter, Isamu Noguchi, New York, 1978, p. 124, illustrated
Nancy Grove and Diane Botnick, eds., The Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi 1924 - 1979: A Catalogue, New York, 1980, cat. no. 526, p. 96, illustrated
Koji Takahashi, ed., Isamu Noguchi, Tokyo, 1992, p. 131, no. 73, illustrated
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