Album Inspired by Japanese-American Artist Isamu Noguchi and Recorded After Hours at The Noguchi Museum
Listen to Exclusive Streaming Tracks From The Noguchi Sessions
For some, each discipline in the arts is a self-contained universe, with its own materials and tools and ruled by its own laws. But great art transcends — sometimes in unexpected ways.
Consider the reaction of GRAMMY® Award winning pianist, composer and educator Arturo O’Farrill to the work of Japanese-American artist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988).
“I performed at a gala at The Noguchi Museum, and I noticed how in many of Noguchi’s stone sculptures there’s a section, maybe a side or an angle, that is unfinished,” recalls O’Farrill. “He had such a mastery over these huge stone and metal structures, and yet he left parts of his raw material untouched. It’s almost as if he were inviting the viewer to complete the piece, to enter the conversation.” Continue reading