Benefit of Snow

Photo by ISHIZUKA Gentaro

Information and Map

About the artwork

Japanese cedars in the region bear the weight of heavy snowfall and their root bend gradually over years. The artist were fascinated by this distinctive appearance of the bent root cedars and created a sculpture representing the harsh and abundant nature. Over twenty of the cut bent root cedars were piled up like a column as high as three meters with the bent part of the tree on the top and stood amongst the cedar forest along the mountain path.

Material: Roots bend cedar and Steel frame

Information and Map

Artwork no. K087
Production year 2015
Admission ETAT Passport or Special ticket
Area Kawanishi
Village Nita
Open dates From the late April (It will be open after snow season) to the beginning of November
Venue Nita, Tokamachi-city
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