Tagged: Shinro Ohtake

Setouchi Triennale 2016 on Teshima

A few days after visiting Inujima and Teshima, we went to… Teshima! Again. However, it’s a different “we”. This time, I didn’t go with my family, but with my friend Cathy Hirano, who also co-writes an awesome blog about Takamatsu and its surroundings. It goes...

MECON on Megijima

  Shinro Ohtake is one of the incontournable artists of Naoshima. He has no less than three artworks on the island: the beloved “I Love Yu” Naoshima Bath, as well as Haisha, one of the houses from the Art House Project and finally, Shipyard Works,...

Naoshima Bath by Shinro Ohtake

  On Naoshima, just like anywhere else in Japan, there are public baths or Sento. However, in the village of Miyanoura, one is quite unique:     Of course, you have recognized Shinro Ohtake’s Naoshima Bath also known as I♥湯 (I love Yu).    ...

First contact with the Pure Island

First contact with the Pure Island

  I’ve waited for that day (yesterday) with a mix of excitement and apprehension, as it was the day I was finally going to set foot on Naoshima. The island where one day, about twenty years ago, the Benesse Corporation decided to set up a...