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Photo:Mitsumasa Fujitsuka

Photo:Mitsumasa Fujitsuka

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Tadao Ando

Artwork No. 019

Chichu Art Museum

Designed by Tadao Ando, the Chichu Art Museum is embedded in the hill to preserve the beauty of the landscape and natural environment of the Seto Inland Sea. The interior, which provides a permanent home for works by Claude Monet, James Turrell, and Walter De Maria, is lit solely by natural light in spite of its underground setting, and the ambience changes with the passage of the hours and of the seasons, offering new discoveries with each visit.

ART INFORMATION

Artwork Location Naoshima Benesse House Area
Hours 10:00-18:00 (Last admittance 17:00, March 1-September 30) | 10:00-17:00 (Last admittance 16:00, October 1-last day of February)
Closed Monday | *Open on Mondays for national holidays but closed the next day.
Admission 2,060 yen | *free for children 15 and under
Notes Management: Fukutake Foundation | Benesse Art Site Naoshima Official Website
Access by reservation (online tickets)

ARTWORKS

Miyanoura

Honmura

Benesse House Area