How ironic, then, that only a few short years later, in 1946, Noguchi
was included in the prestigious exhibition Fourteen Americans, mounted at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
led a group of climbers from Japan, China, South Korea, Georgia and Nepal on the expedition that lasted about a month from mid-April.
Era and Noguchi
are suspected of selling the information to third parties, they said.
herself has been a trailblazer in the male-dominated nation for more than thirty years.
took considerable pains to gain official support for his continental ventures, and there is a clear move from private financing to official patronage.
In the second semi-final, crowd favourite Iranian Hamidreza Nadaf played his heart out before bowing out in three hard fought sets against the second seed young Japanese Rio Noguchi
. The first set was one-way traffic, as Noguchi
stunned Nadaf by his awesome passing shots and down the line winners.
In the other semifinal Japanese pair of Ken Onishi and Rio Noguchi
beat Russia's Alexander Pavlioutchenkov and Vladimir Polyakov 6-4, 6-2.
In Men's Doubles Main Round (Quarterfinals): Darko Jandric (Srb), Shonigmatjon Shoeyziyev (Uzb) beat Mohammad Abid (Pak), Mohammad Wagas Malik (Can) 6-3, 4-6, 10-3; Alexander Pavliouchenkov (Rus), Vladimir Polyakov (Rus) beat Dmitry Myagkov (Rus), Saida'lo Saidkarimov (Uzb) 6-1, 7-5; Anton Chekhov (Rus), Kai Wehnelt (Ger) beat Sora Fukuda (Jpn), Ray Ho (Tpe) 7-6, 2-6, 10-6; Eui Kim (Kor), Rio Noguchi
(Jpn) beat Heera Ashiq, Mudassar Murtaza (Pak) 6-4, 6-2.
In the Oui Design spirit of unexpected combinations, Noguchi
Museum senior curator Dakin Hart places the works of two designers from different eras and styles into direct dialogue: Isamu Noguchi
, the late Japanese American modernist celebrated for his poetic minimalism, and Robert Stadler, a Viennese, Paris-based contemporary designer who infuses furniture with irreverent abstraction.
Architecture, design and planning firm WXY Architecture + Urban Design has announced the hiring of Amy Hau, a leading advocate of arts and culture who most recently has been director of Administration and External Affairs of the Noguchi