JORGE PALACIOS, ‘LINK’

Complementing the forth coming exhibition Jorge Palacios at The Noguchi Museum (September 26, 2018–January 20, 2019), the monumental wood sculpture Link by Spanish artist Jorge Palacios will be installed on Flatiron Plaza North, adjacent to Madison Square Park in Manhattan. Informed by Isamu Noguchi’s example, Link explores the relationship between scale and public engagement through…

SELF-INTERNED, 1942: NOGUCHI IN POSTON WAR RELOCATION CENTER

   February 19, 2017, marked the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, the notorious wartime directive that authorized the internment of Japanese citizens and American citizens of Japanese heritage living in the Western United States. This exhibition explores Noguchi’s extraordinary decision—despite being exempt from internment as a resident of New York—to enter the Poston War…

THE SCULPTURES OF GONZALO FONSECA

The Noguchi Museum presents a retrospective exhibition of the sculptural work of Gonzalo Fonseca (1922–97), a major figure in the development of modern Latin American art who created some of the most enchanting sculptures of his day. The exhibition encompasses some 80 objects, primarily works in stone from the mid-1960s to the 1990s, complemented by…