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Naoshima Benesse House trip : part 2

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Most buildings of the Benesse House are the works of architect Tadao Ando.

And inside & outside of the buildings, you would find the various modern arts by Bruce Nauman, Walter De Maria, Cai Guo-Qiang and so on.

The concept they drive is that you’d see the entire island itself as an art space, so not only the Benesse House, but also those traditional Japanese houses preserved on the island exhibit artworks.

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The rich nature of the island is also one of the important artistic elements of the Naoshima island. That is why the Chichu Art Museum has been built under the ground.

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In this way, it would not spoil the beautiful natural landscape.


by “the Naoshima 直島” groupTadao Ando Space
Tadao Ando – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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