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The Magnificent Seven Art Sites: Benesse Naoshima

Part of a series focusing on the world's best art sites, this Photolog features images from Benesse Art Site on the small islands of Naoshima, Teshima and Inujima in Japan. It brings together contemporary art and architecture in resonance with the pristine nature of the Seto Inland Sea region. Throughout the islands, artworks are exhibited inside specially-designed museum buildings, as well as in open-air settings, such as Yayoi Kusama's Pumpkin.

The Magnificent Seven Art Sites: Benesse Naoshima

Yayoi Kusama, Pumpkin (1994). Benesse Art Site, Naoshima Island, Japan. Photo: Georges Armaos.

Ocula Photolog The Magnificent Seven Art Sites: Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Part of a series focusing on the world's best art sites, this Photolog features images from Yorkshire Sculpture Park in England. Located in the 500-acre Bretton Hall estate, it was the first sculpture park in the U.K. and is the largest of its kind in Europe. Yorkshire Sculpture Park together with Benesse Art Site on Naoshima Island in Japan, are...

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Ocula News Yayoi Kusama’s Naoshima Pumpkin Swept Away by Typhoon Tokyo, 10 August 2021

Footage of the storm shows the much-loved sculpture battered by the surf.

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