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Koichi Kurita and Yoshihiro Suda Exhibition

Contentment in the details

By Kim    - 1 min read
When: Nov 14th - Jan 31st 2021, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Koichi Kurita and Yoshihiro Suda are two contemporary artists who are active not just in Japan, but on an international level. A special event at the Yamanashi Museum of Art looks at their works, centering around the theme of finding contentment in the details.

Both of the artists have some extremely unique pieces. Kurita is known for his "Soil Library" project, where he collects a handful of soil from the places he visits and displays it - the colors and textures truly show just how diverse the earth's landscapes are. Yoshihiro Suda is heralded for his hyper-realistic wood sculptures of plants and flowers.

Getting there

Via Public Transport:

The Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art is located under 10 minutes by taxi from Ryūō Station, served by the Chūō Main Line.

Via Private Vehicle:

For those who are driving to the museum, it is located approximately 10 minutes from the Kofu-Showa Interchange on the Chuo Expressway.

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Kim @kim.b

I'm an expat who has lived abroad for almost a decade, including 7 years in Japan. I've also visited 44 of 47 prefectures and hope to get to the last three someday! I'm particularly fond of exploring off the beaten path destinations, gardens, and tea houses, and have a real interest in Japan's growing vegan scene.

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Lynda Hogan 2 months ago
Not something you see every day. I would like to see some of these nature inspired works.
Kim Author 2 months ago
The soil library project is surprisingly cool! I saw it when it was displayed at the Echigo-Tsumari Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art a couple of years back. Definitely something that made me think differently about art!