Sky Catcher09

6/1-11/4, 2024 (Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays)
Photo by NAKAMURA Osamu

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About the artwork

A stage consisting of a giant mirror reflecting a section of the sky was installed in a campground looking out onto Mt. Yoneyama and Mt. Kariha-kurohime. To exclude any man-made structures from the field of view, the piece was oriented directly north. A lawn was grown in front of the mirror and a stone dug up from the area was placed as bench. Since 2005, the artist has continued to contribute works as part of the “Sky Catcher” series. Although dependent on the weather, on clear days the work received numerous comments along the lines of “the sky looks especially deep” and “this is a new way of looking at the sky.” (Michio Horikawa)

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Artwork no. Y065
Production year 2009
Opening hours Daytime
Admission - (Depending on the period, Passport for viewing artworks and common tickets may be sold.)
Closed Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays (Outdoor artworks can be viewed even on regular closing day.) / Winter season
Area Matsunoyama
Village Amamizugoshi
Open dates 6/1-11/4, 2024 (Closed on Tue & Wed except holidays)
Venue Amamizugoshi, Matsunoyama, Tokamachi-City, Niigata
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