Isamu  Noguchi (1904-1988) Pylon, 1959-81 column: 112 1/4 x 14 1/4 x 13in. (285.1 x 36.2 x 33cm)<BR />base: 20 x 20in. (50.8 x 50.8cm)
Lot 72
ISAMU NOGUCHI (1904-1988) Pylon, 1959-81
US$ 60,000 - 80,000
£36,000 - 48,000
Auction Details
Contemporary Art New York
14 May 2013 13:00 EDT

Auction 20945
Lot Details
ISAMU NOGUCHI (1904-1988)
Pylon, 1959-81
with welded artist's initials and dated 'I.N. 1959-81' (near the base); stamped with the artist's name, title, edition number and date 'ISAMU NOGUCHI PYLON 1959-81 8/18' (on an aluminum tag affixed to the reverse)
galvanized steel
114 x 20 x 20in. (289.5 x 50.2 x 50.2cm)
This work is number eight from an edition of eighteen plus six foundry copies, two trial proofs, two special proofs, three Gemini impressions, one National Gallery of Art impression and one prototype.

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.

    LITERATURE:
    I. Noguchi, The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum, New York 1987, pp. 266-67, no. 2 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 267).

    "You can find out how to do something and then do it or do something and then find out what you did" - Isamu Noguchi
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