Teshima Art Museum

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Teshima Art Museum
Teshima Art Museum exterior view 201310.jpg
LocationTeshima, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
TypeContemporary Art
ArchitectRyue Nishizawa

The Teshima Art Museum (豊島美術館, Teshima Bijitsukan) hosts a single piece of artwork and is located on the island of Teshima, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, in the Seto Inland Sea.[1][2] It is operated by the Benesse Foundation. The architect is Ryue Nishizawa (co-founder of SANAA). The museum building is made of a freestanding concrete shell which is 25 cm-thick, 40 by 60 meters, and 4 meters at its highest point.[3]

The artwork is titled Matrix and was created by sculptor Rei Naito.

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  1. ^ "Teshima Art Museum". Artspace.com. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  2. ^ Buntrock, Dana (4 March 2011). "Teshima Art Museum". Architectura Review. Retrieved 19 May 2013.
  3. ^ "The best architecture of the 21st century". 16 September 2019.

Coordinates: 34°29′23″N 134°05′29″E / 34.48972°N 134.09139°E / 34.48972; 134.09139

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