Illuminated sculptures, or lanterns, that are based on traditional Japanese lantern-making craft. Coined by Isamu Noguchi to describe the objects he designed and that are manufactured in Gifu, Japan, from paper made from mulberry tree bark; and that are considered to be a union of sculpture and functional object.

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Illuminated sculptures, or lanterns, that are based on traditional Japanese lantern-making craft. Coined by Isamu Noguchi to describe the objects he designed and that are manufactured in Gifu, Japan, from paper made from mulberry tree bark; and that are considered to be a union of sculpture and functional object.

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Title
akaris
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021