1995 KISHI

OwnerUbe City
Search TypeOutdoor Sculpture
Japanese Title1995 KISHI
Artist原口 典之 HARAGUCHI Noriyuki
ExhibitionThe 16th UBE Biennale
PlaceTokiwa Park

This sturdy iron sculpture consists of two parts, standing while being pulled by wires. One part forms a two-sided tower with a height of 7.5 m, while the other supports the tower as the base. The base is also an iron wall consisting of two sides, one serving as the base and the other as the background. Both are connected with wires, while the tower part is slightly tilted. The “tilt” actually gives life to the work, as it draws in the lake’s horizontal surface far beyond the hills as its part, successfully giving a “tilt” in the entire scenery with the help of the two backgrounds. The tower wall, finished in black coating, borrows the background wall of the base and the vast landscape beyond to balance itself, standing – or more precisely, swaying – in the double tension of the flexible structure. The work is the winner of Mainichi Newspaper Award.
Document ID21571
Source第16回現代日本彫刻展 毎日新聞社賞