Tagged: Benesse Art Site

Niki de Saint Phalle on Naoshima

  You may already know it, but French artist Niki de Saint Phalle is one of the permanent residents of Naoshima (or rather some of her art), and that since almost the very beginnings of Benesse Art Site Naoshima. There are five sculptures of her...

Ando Museum on Naoshima

  One of the good things about Naoshima, compared to the other islands, is that pretty much all of the artworks are permanent et open all year round. The downside is that there aren’t many new artworks that open for every Setouchi Triennale. (quick note:...

Miyanoura Gallery 6 on Naoshima

  When you go to Naoshima, you’ll most likely get there through the port of Miyanoura. Once you have landed, you may be then tempted to rush to the bus that will lead you to Honmura to see the Art House Project or to the...

Torii on Naoshima’s Beach

Torii on Naoshima’s Beach

    If you’ve been to Naoshima before, chances are that you have seen this Torii. It is located on the Benesse Art Site Beach in between Tsutsuji-so (the Mongolian yurt campground) and the famous Yellow Pumpkin.   It is pretty small (no more than two...

Yayoi Kusama’s Yellow Pumpkin

    I was thinking. It’s been a while since I gratified you with a shot of Yayoi Kusama’s Yellow Pumpkin, possibly Naoshima‘s most iconic artwork. Ironically, I barely saw it (on the bus, from the distance) on my latest trip to the island 10...