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2023 Isamu Noguchi Award

Marking its tenth year, the 2023 Isamu Noguchi Award will recognize artist Theaster Gates as a recipient. 

Established in 2014 and presented annually, The Isamu Noguchi Award perpetuates Noguchi’s legacy by acknowledging highly accomplished individuals who share his spirit of innovation, unbounded imagination, and uncompromising commitment to creativity. The Award celebrates individuals from around the world, across various disciplines, whose works demonstrate the highest level of artistic integrity marked by fearless experimentation and a preoccupation with cross-cultural dialogue and exchange. Honoring individuals whose work exhibits qualities of artistic excellence that are shared with Noguchi, the Award also recognizes work that carries significant social consciousness and function.