Many people said that this table is not to buy it, it wakes ugly and beautiful, but not Noguchi. Design of noguchi coffee table became the most recognizable in the table word. Isamu Noguchi is the legendary American architect, sculptor and designer of Japanese origin, the representative of avant-garde of orientalism. During his career, Noguchi tried his hand in many industries — from painting, photography, sculpture, design, furniture and lighting, interior design to architecture. Education designer from Columbia University and the School of Art of Leonardo da Vinci, studied sculpture in wood and stone in France, the traditional Chinese painting with a brush and ink, clay and ceramic craftsmanship in Japan.
Author handwriting Isamu Noguchi — an association of Western, modernist cultural tradition with elements of Chinese and Japanese art. Using a variety of materials such as metal, stone, wood, paper, clay, he created, cut, blow up, I cut off all unnecessary, to result in a real masterpiece.
«You can understand how to create something and then create it or create something, and only then realize that you have done.» — Isamu Noguchi.
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