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...the start of the construction work, entrusted to Japanese landscaper Hoichi Kurisu who explains: “Since the start of their history in the VIIIth century, one of the founding principles of Japanese gardens is the communion between humans and nature, the two of them becoming one. The garden is...

November’s Picks - 19/11/2018
...This glass cube, inspired by 16th century Japanese tea master Sen no Rikyû’s principles, is entirely transparent. Here Sugimoto, whose works are often articulated around duality, plays with interior and exterior, mystery and spectacle, lightness and gravity, water and earth, tradition...

...and a bookstore, was conceived by Japanese architect Tadao Ando and remarkably interacts with its natural environment. The gigantic bay windows blur the separation between indoors and the outdoors. A colonnade leads visitors to the vineyards. The water reflects the concrete walls....

...the Love Tower built for the occasion by Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata, spectators can gaze at the Atlantic, beaches and rocks of the Chambre d’Amour. Facing them, the immensity, at times luminous and serene, at times tormented and stormy, is ever changing. Love and ocean: an...

August’s Picks - 02/08/2018
...and outside the castle. The exhibition features Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya with her fog sculptures in the Prés du Goualoup, German artist Nils-Udo’s “nest” or Eva Jospin’s Folie, which she created specifically for the historical park and for which she distanced herself from cardboard,...

May’s Picks - 02/05/2018
...works by two women artists: Chiharu Shiota from Japan and Katarina Löfström from Sweden. It is also presenting Pyramide, a monumental sculpture by Poul Gernes (1925-1996). For this new commission, Chiharu Shiota explores the notion of “house” and develops the visual narration through the...

April’s Picks - 01/04/2018
...Michal Rovner (Canary Wharf). For the occasion, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama created her first permanent installation in England. Infinite Accumulation is a 32-foot-high polished steel structure. This time, her famous polka dots are featured through a series of suspended spheres supported by a...

...of her first outdoor work on Naoshima Island in Japan from 1994 . Pumpkins first appeared in Kusama’s work in 1946 and were widely praised for integrating an example of ‘Nihonga’, the new, nationalistic style of traditional Japanese painting, which developed around the turn of the...

...in Tokyo Bay and stretch across Odaiba Park (Japan). But neither project came to completion. The Floating Piers therefore represents the realization of an abiding idea. This chronological catalogue thoroughly illustrates the different stages of the project: sketches, meetings, drawings,...

February’s Picks - 01/02/2018
...maze and – upon reservation – discover the Japanese tea ceremony demonstrated by Japanese tea masters. Drawn Into Form: Sixty Years of Drawings and Prints by Beverly Pepper Meijer Sculpture Gardens (Michigan, United States) A selection of seventy drawings and prints, from the 1950s to...