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White House Rose Garden adds Japanese American's sculpture

 

November 22, 2020



WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House Rose Garden has a new addition, but it isn't a floral variety.

Melania Trump announced Friday that artwork by Japanese American sculptor Isamu Noguchi has been installed on the east terrace of the famous garden, which she renovated earlier this year.

Noguchi is the first Asian American artist to be featured in the White House collection, according to the first lady and the White House Historical Association. He died in 1988.

Noguchi's piece, titled "Floor Frame," was a gift from the privately funded, nonprofit historical association.

"This sculpture not...



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