A bento box of textiles
Reiko Sudo is one of the great textile designers working today. Her talent is admired internationally, and her innovative designs are part of the permanent collections of museums around the world. The Nuno Box has been acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Cooper-Hewitt, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Asian Art Museum, Cotsen Foundation, Tokyo Zokei University, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art,and UCLA Library. It is also included in many private collections.
140 distinct textiles are represented in this book/object. It houses three scarves, a notebook of cloth samples, and collages assembled by Sudo herself. Tools and raw materials used in her practice are featured as part of the edition.
Published in a edition of 50 copies, all signed and numbered.
This LACMA video presents the components in detail.