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Noguchi Museum

9 - 01 33rd Rd, Long Island City, NY 11106
+1 718-204-7088
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An American Genius

Sculpted Furniture - Furniture as Sculpture - Complex Simplicity - Simple Complexity - Objects that... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
Forest-Hills-Cynic
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New York City, New York
Inspiring sculpture and a serene space - transportation options limited

This is THE museum for a Noguchi fan! There's an abundance of his work there. The biographical... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
juliec888
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San Francisco, California
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Thirteen galleries and an outdoor sculpture garden are the settings for the wide collection of art work by Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988.)
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“his life” (11 reviews)
“gift shop” (8 reviews)
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9 - 01 33rd Rd, Long Island City, NY 11106
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Sculpted Furniture - Furniture as Sculpture - Complex Simplicity - Simple Complexity - Objects that induce a state of blissful calm. A chapel of art.

Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This is THE museum for a Noguchi fan! There's an abundance of his work there. The biographical video is very informative and gives insight to his life as a western japanese artist. The museum landscape is serene and captures his quiet reverence in stone and...More

1  Thank juliec888
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I didn't know much about Noguchi before coming here. Museum was designed by him and features the huge breath of his work. He was a very talented artist and worked in a variety of mediums and styles. There is an approximately 50 minute film about...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A sculpture garden,a patio and a museum designed and dedicated to the great Nogushi As curated by him mostly gorgeous stones sculptures from marbles,basalt,granit So peaceful and beautiful

Thank zoe646
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The museum is set in an industrial area in a very unassuming building. The surprise starts as soon as you enter. The interaction between the minimalist architecture and landscaping and the beautiful organic sculptures is so thoughtful. It is a great place to spend an...More

Thank kazuzu111
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Important museum of Noguchis works. Beautiful garden on grounds. Massive complex with large collection of work. Contemplative spaces, amazing architectural space.

1  Thank mud21
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have always enjoyed the look and feel of stone. Noguchi is a masterful sculptor. I can feel the smooth surfaces without even touching them. This museum is a quiet place to commune with oneself and the thought-provoking art.

Thank MethuselahSeven
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Located in an industrial neighborhood in Queens, about 20 mins from Manhattan. Sunday Shuttles from Manhattan. The museum houses a comprehensive and impressive representation of Isamu Noguchi's work in wood, granite, stone, paper and ceramic creations over his lifetime. Well laid out indoor and outdoor...More

Thank fwaffarn
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

A small but interesting museum of the work of Isamu Noguchi and current exhibitions of those he influenced. When you buy admission, find out when the biographical video begins on the second floor, and plan your visit to see it. Fascinating life story that resulted...More

1  Thank cararro
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Environs outside are spartan (barring Socrates Sculpture Park) perhaps even bleak - parked on the street (for free) inside is a bit of an oasis, however - [pleasant environs/nice sequence/good design, nominal gift store/interesting Pratt student analytiques in the basement] Figure 90 minutes, give or...More

Thank MIKA K
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Jacqueline E
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Response from J David N | Reviewed this property |
I would spend about one hour, plus or minus, in the Noguchi Museum. Well worth the visit! The Socrates Sculpture Garden is a short two block walk from the Noguchi. You could spend another 30-45 minutes there exploring and... More
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