Tag Archives: Isamu Noguchi

What Collectors Should Know About Mid-Century Modernisms' Many Looks

What Collectors Should Know About Mid-Century Modernisms' Many Looks

By Anne Gilbert Change was blowing in the wind after World War II. Everything was new thanks to scientists, designers and a generation yearning for something different. Today the results are known as Mid-Century Modernism. Mid-Century Modernism took many forms. You may be surprised to know that your baby’s first toy, or your grandchild’s, that […]

Noguchi chess table, $109,250, S&S Auction

Noguchi chess table, $109,250, S&S Auction Gavels ‘n’ Paddles Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A rare and important chess table designed by Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller in the 1940s and discovered by a contractor renovating a home outside Newark, N.J. , sold for $109,250 at a multi-estate sale held […]