The Arch of Life

4 Jun - 13 Nov (except Tue & Wed)
Photo by NAKAMURA Osamu

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About the artwork

Ilya & Emilia Kabakov who created “The Rice Field” featuring farmers working on the terraced rice field will present a new artwork, “the Arch of Life” consisting of five statues. Each statue represents different stages of life, starting from human being with an egg-shaped head, “a boy” crawling on the ground, “a man carrying a box of light” emitting light, “a man trying to climb up wall or an eternal exile” and “the end – worn-out man”.

Information and Map

Artwork no. D312
Production year 2015
Opening hours Daytime
Admission Please purchase Matsudai NOHBUTAI Field Museum Common ticket : 1200 JPY or ETAT Passport to view the artworks.
Area Matsudai
Village Joyama
Official website
Open dates 4 Jun - 13 Nov (except Tue & Wed)
Venue Matsudai Nobutai, (3743-1 Matsudai, Tokamachi-city, Niigata Prefecture, Japan)
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