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THE STUDIO THAT NOGUCHI BUILT
The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum Japan| イサム・ノグチ庭園美術館

Photo : Courtesy of The Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum Japan

Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) first visited Kagawa in 1956 on a trip to source material for a landscape commission from the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Taken by the scenic mountains and the isolation in which he could concentrate on his art-making, he founded a studio in the town, and divided his time between New York and Takamatsu until his death. The museum can only be visited by booking a tour, which allows the visitor to walk inside the artist’s studio (formerly a sake cellar) with his final works just as he had left them, around his home, and up to the sculpture garden which the artist built himself.

Address : 3519 Mure, Mure-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa 761-0121

Phone : +81-87-870-1500

Region : Kagawa | Takamatsu

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Official Site : Link

Admission : Adults and university students : ¥ 2,160 / High school students : ¥ 1,080 / Junior high students and children aged 15 and younger : Free

Hours : Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday : Tours at 10:00, 13:00, and 15:00 (All visits to the museum are by tour and appointment only)
Closed on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday

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