Isamu Noguchi and Matta - Design Masters New York Monday, December 12, 2011 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Clara Scremini Gallery, Paris

  • Exhibited

    “Lumières, je pense à vous,” Centre de Création Industrielle (CCI), Centre Pompidou Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, June 3–August 5, 1985

  • Literature

    Lumières, je pense à vous, exh. cat., Centre Pompidou Musée national d’artmoderne, Paris, 1985, illustrated p. 128, fig. 51; André Koch, Struck by Lighting: An Art-historical introduction to electrical lighting design for the domestic interior, Rotterdam, 1994, illustrated p. 42 fig.


Unique handpainted “Akari” hanging light

Ink on Japanese mulberry bark paper, copper.
61 in. (155 cm.) long
Light produced by Ozeki Company, Gifu, Japan. Top stamped with Noguchi’s ideograph and signed by Matta with his monogram.

$8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for $10,000

Design Masters

13 December 2011
New York