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We loved the Art House Project at Honmura. Walking along really narrow laneways to visit each small exhibit a delightful way to spend half a day. unfortunately there are No Camera signs everywhere. In someways this is good as many people can be very intrusive...More
Naoshima is located between Shikoku Island and the main Island of Honshu . It is a very pleasant hour ferry ride in the Inland Sea from Takamatsu .The Art House Project is in a small town called Hommura - a short bus ride from Miyanoura,...More
Loved these houses. They’re all so different and interesting in unique ways. We walked the whole island and loved walking around the various houses exploring all the streets and poking our noses into open doors to catch glimpses of beautiful gardens proudly offered for views,...More
The Art House Project has taken up the lead in restoration of vacant houses in Hommura with artists then taking up the spaces for exhibitions, both play a great part in preserving some of the most beautiful early Japanese house architecture I have ever seen....More
This town is half way between the ferry terminal and Benesse House. It takes about 10 minutes to bike ride here from the ferry. IMO these 6 installations were the highlight of the island. Each is brilliant, intellectuallly accessible yet thought-provoking. Plays on light and...More
These made me feel either I was missing something or I was being had. I don’t like the Tate modern or Sydney Contemporary either. Another poorly signposted place so more fun doing orienteering around Honmura than finding the art. Except for the James Turrell.
I love the Art House concept and the afternoon discovering these contemporary art works scattered throughout the quaint village. You must get tickets (either per house or a multi to see all of them) before you set off. Tickets are available at the Honmura Lounge...More
Yes I agree with mickyhk, Ando is the architect designer of the Benesse House. There is the Ando museum in the same vicinity as the Art House project. The Art a House project is a series of old houses that have been... More
Yes I agree with mickyhk, Ando is the architect designer of the Benesse House. There is the Ando museum in the same vicinity as the Art House project. The Art a House project is a series of old houses that have been repurposed to house contemporary art. Art house and Benesse house are very close by bus, bike or walk