I stayed in a little village called Honmura when I visited Naoshima island. After exploring the art museums designed by Tadao Ando and the Benesse Art Site, I viewed the art installations in the houses in Honmura.
Honmura is full of tiny little streets and traditional wooden houses like these:
And while most of them were residential, there are a couple which are home to art installations. The Benesse art organisation renovated empty houses and the artists created installations inside the houses. And most of the time you can’t see from the outside if it is an art house or a normal house with people living in it. (Sorry, no photos inside the houses).
There was only one obvious one. I don’t know if you can see it but it had a large replica of the Statue of Liberty inside it.
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