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Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi : best of friends

Author: Shoji SadaoMartin FriedmanR Buckminster FullerIsamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi Foundation.All authors
Publisher: Milan : 5 Continents Editions ; Long Island City, N.Y. : The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Harry N. Abrams, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated biography recounting the friendship between Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi, two exceptional and important figures of 20th-century art and architecture.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; Isamu Noguchi; Isamu Noguchi; Richard Buckminster Fuller; Isamu Noguchi; R Buckminster Fuller; Isamu Noguchi; R Buckminster Fuller; R Buckminster Fuller; Isamu Noguchi; Isamu Noguchi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shoji Sadao; Martin Friedman; R Buckminster Fuller; Isamu Noguchi; Isamu Noguchi Foundation.; Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum.
ISBN: 9788874395439 8874395434
OCLC Number: 505419563
Notes: This text follows an exhibition, "Best of Friends: Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi" held at the Noguch Museum, May 19 - October 15, 2006.
Includes lists of patents for each artist/designer (p. 238-239).
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 30 cm
Contents: Isamu and Bucky: the odd couple / Martin Friedman --
Buckminster Fuller, 1895-1929: New England, Fair Harvard, Dymaxion House --
Isamu Noguchi, 1904-1929: Japan, Indiana, Paris, Greenwich Village --
Fuller/Noguchi, 1930-1937: Romany Marie, Greenwich Village, Dymaxion Car --
Noguchi/Fuller, 1938-1951: World War II, Akari, Dymaxion Map, Wichita House --
Fuller/Noguchi, 1952-1964: Geoscope, Radomes, Edison Price, MoMA --
Fuller/Noguchi, 1964-1974: U.S. Pavilion Expo 67, Triton City, India airports --
Noguchi/Fuller, 1975-1988: Long Island City, Cooper-Hewitt, Moerenuma Park --
Patents by Buckminster Fuller --
Patents by Isamu Noguchi.
Other Titles: Best of friends :
Responsibility: by Shoji Sadao ; foreword by Martin Friedman.

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