Photo by NAKAMURA Osamu

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About the artwork

“Strangely, the idea came from an accident of photography. I was making a series of frameworks, complex forms constructed from thick tubes of clay. I began taking their photographs, interested in the complexity of one shape seen through another, then began playing around with the images I had of the Swiss Alps and of the tubes, cutting and pasting one on top of the other. Just around then, the triennial director came and showed me the images of Echigo-Tsumari, a beautiful place overlooking a valley with a distant view of a mountain. Of course Echigo-Tsumari is not Switzerland, but the seed of my idea had been planted.” (Richard Deacon)

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Artwork no. D132
Production year 2006
Admission ETAT Passport or Special ticket
Area Matsudai
Village Kiriyama
Open dates From the late April (It will be open after snow season) to the beginning of November
Venue Kiriyama, Tokachi-City, Niigata
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