Isamu Noguchi Playscapes

24/10/2016
Isamu Noguchi Playscapes
Book co-edited by RM and the Tamayo Museum of México
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Cover of the book Isamu Noguchi Playscapes by Various Authors.
The work represents the first major work of cataloging and research carried out in relation to the production and research Noguchi dedicated to playgrounds as playful and creative aesthetic spaces.
From the collaboration between RM editorial and the Tamayo Museum of Contemporary Art in Mexico, a wide collection of images and reflections of various authors about the design of play spaces by Ishami Noguchi arises.
 
Isamu Noguchi, sculptor, painter, architect and landscape designer, is a renowned artist of the twentieth century. His fascination with exploring possible intersection points between sculpture, public space and the game has been the main engine of his work.

This book is the first collection that brings together the full investigation of the artist, held for 50 years, around playgrounds. Throughout its pages, the remarkable contribution of Noguchi to the visual arts and education, getting involved in the analysis of these wonderful aesthetic, ludic and recreational spaces that playgrounds are, exalted by the artist, American and Japanese but above all 'internationalist', as he liked to ...read more
Title
Isamu Noguchi Playscapes
Authors
Lars Bang Larsen, Gabriela Burkhalter, A
lejandro Hernández Gálvez, Manuela Moscoso, Shaina D. Larrivee
Editorial
RM, Tamayo Museum of Mexico
Design
Estudio Herrera
Size
21 x 28 cm
Pages
284 illustrated pages
Binding
Hardcover cloth
Language
Bilingual Spanish/English edition
ISBN
978-84-16282-61-6

NOGUCHI

Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) was one of the twentieth century’s most important and critically acclaimed sculptors. Through a lifetime of artistic experimentation, he created sculptures, gardens, furniture and lighting designs, ceramics, architecture, and set designs. His work, at once subtle and bold, traditional and modern, set a new standard for the reintegration of the arts.

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