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Artist: Isamu Noguchi, American, 1904–1988

Galaxy Calligraphy

1983–84

Black Swedish granite and wood

overall; 39.37 × 102.87 × 81.28 cm (15 1/2 × 40 1/2 × 32in.) stone: 8.89 × 102.87 × 81.28 cm (3 1/2 × 40 1/2 × 32in.) base: 30.48 × 58.42 × 58.42 cm (12 × 23 × 23in.)
Gift of The Shamos Family
2006.243.1
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Gift of Jeremy Shamos, originally sent from Noguchi Studio in Japan to Pace Wildenstein Gallery in New York

Bibliography: 

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 289, pl. 275.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.