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Isamu Noguchi’s hot-dipped galvanized works for Gemini G.E.L.: “These forms were created in quarter-inch-thick steel plates that were hand cut from wood templates Noguchi created. The plates were welded together and then dipped in molten zinc. I’ve found this finish so beautiful; it wears wonderfully over time and adds a layer of visual warmth to what could be perceived as a cold object. These works were done in limited editions and produced by Gemini in L.A., and some of the forms are still available.”