Mudaum Luxembourg Press Release
Continuing the programme of exhibitions specifically conceived for the unique architectural context of the Henry J. and Erna D. Leir Pavilion, Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-
Exhibition 11 December 2021 -
This new installation conceived by Vo further develops a body of work created for the 2018 exhibitions in the M+ Pavilion in Hong Kong (Noguchi for Danh Vo: Counterpoint) and the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen (Danh Vo. Take My Breath Away). It includes an installation of Noguchi’s iconic Akari lamps and a new ‘botanical’ installation by Vo composed of new marble and wood sculptures inspired by Noguchi’s sculptural intelligence. Conceived as a work that is sensitive to the changing natural light conditions throughout the day and across the four seasons during the exhibition, the installation makes light a life source for plants and an immaterial phenomenon given sculptural form in Noguchi lamps. Vo’s installation, created with indigenous plants and in collaboration with local gardeners, will evolve over the course of the year.
Since the early 2000s Vo has created a precise and poetically compelling oeuvre that interweaves personal stories and little-
From the 1930s until his death in 1988, Noguchi created a body of sculpture that is characterised by streamlined, organic and abstract forms. His work is heavily influenced by artistic heritages from the Asian-
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