Took me a bit, but this will be my last post from Naoshima. Looking back, I really loved everything and I still have to see the Art House Project and the Naoshima Bath “I heart Yu” so I’m definitely going back there…
Today, I will share some photos I took from the Museum outdoor works and Benesse House Park work — I wanted to spend a little more time! Never enough time.
George Ricky Three Squares Vertical Diagonal , 1972-82:
These were moving by the wind and you can touch them and move them around, too.
Always changing by the weather, by the people… very interesting…
Walter De Maria Seen/Unseen Known/Unknown , 2000
We saw a huge work of Walter De Maria work at the Chichu Art Museum, this seemed like a piece from the work…
Shinro Ohtake Shipyard Works: Cut Bow , 1990
Shinro Ohtake Shipyard Works: Stern with Hole , 1990
These were side by side, right by the private beach. Love the atmosphere and backdrop with the art…
When we got to the Park area, we had a nice lunch and explored a little bit inside of the Park building (wish we had more time) — on the way, we passed this beautiful wall of art, I was so drawn to it. The colors, thousands of mirror-like squares, the patterns… it was really breathtaking. I want a wall like this in my house… someday. :)
Teresita FernÃ¡ndez Blind Blue Landscape , 2009
George Rickey Peristyle V , 1963-95
Another work from George Rickey and these were moving by the wind as well. Very cool and soothing to look at.
and this has been used to represent Naoshima art in a lot of places so I wanted to see it in person.
Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin , 1994-2005
and here it is! Photos taken by me :)
It’s placed in a little pier itself and it looks so awesome! I don’t know why, but it feels very summer vacation to me… doesn’t it?! :)
I will be back, Naoshima!
3 thoughts on “Benesse House Museum Outdoor Works and Park”
i love the blind blue landscape. it’s really soothing to look at. that gian pumpkin is amazing!
so cool, heej! thanks for sharing with us! :)
ohh glad you enjoy them — it is soothing indeed!! and yes, the pumpkin is so awesome! :)
thank you for stopping by, Vic! I can see you loving this island — I should take you there someday! :) xoxo
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