Owners of Noguchi Sculpture “My Arizona” Test the Artist’s Prophecy in an October Auction at Rago THE OWNERS OF NOGUCHI SCULPTURE “MY ARIZONA” TEST THE ARTIST’S PROPHECY IN AN OCTOBER AUCTION AT RAGO - ICONIC WORKS HELD PRIVATELY SINCE 1978.
and others. Simply put, I am very proud to be representing both these original works in my auction.”
For more information on "My Arizona" please contact David Rago.
In this 1947 photograph by Kertész, Noguchi’s 1943 “My Arizona” can be seen on a wall in his MacDougal Alley studio. (Note the work hanging to its left. This magnesite maquette or one just like it, thought to be a model for a playground, sold at Rago in October of 2005 for $216,000 and is now number 192.01 in the catalogue raisonné [research pending].)
• Early 20th C. Design Auction: Saturday, October 26 at 11 a.m.
• Modern Studio Ceramics/Glass Auction: Saturday, October 26 (immediately following Early 20th C.)
• 20th/21st C. Design Auction: Sunday, October 27 at 11 a.m.
• Saturday, October 19 – Thursday, October 24, 12-5 p.m., Friday, October 25, 12-7 p.m., and by appointment. Doors open on Auction days at 9 a.m.
• Open House/Lecture, Andrew Raimist, “Isamu Noguchi and ‘My Arizona’”, Thursday, October 24. Reception at 5 p.m., lecture at 6 p.m. Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or 609-397-9374 ext. 119.
• Rago is located midway between New York City and Philadelphia. Directions online at ragoarts.com.
• View complete catalogues with color images online at ragoarts.com as of October 11.
• Catalogues are available for $20, available by calling 609.397.9374 or emailing a request to email@example.com.
Auction Contact Information
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About Gary Zeller/Zeller International
Zeller International, co-founded by Gary Zeller and Joyce Spector, has provided specialty chemical products and engineering solutions across multiple industries since 1964. Much of its work has been in the fields of art and entertainment. Among its clients: Buckminster Fuller, Phillip Johnson, Frank Stella, Duane Hanson, the Museum of Natural History (New York), Universal Studios, Cirque de Soleil, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York) and the Smithsonian Museum. In April 1989 Mr. Zeller received an Academy Award for Scientific Achievement.
About Rago Arts and Auction Center
Rago is a leading U.S. auction house with $28 million in sales in 2012. We serve thousands of sellers and buyers internationally with a singular blend of global reach and personal service. Rago holds auctions of 20th/21st c. design, fine art, decorative arts, furnishings, jewelry, militaria, coins and currency, Asian, historic ephemera, and ethnographic property. A world-class venue through which to buy and sell, it offers valuations for personal property (from a single piece to collections and estates), appraisals, estate services, exhibitions and lectures in house and online. Rago is based in New Jersey, midway between Philadelphia and New York City.