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The CITY, ART and the GARDEN

POSSIBILITIES FOR JAPANESE ART

Fumihiro Nonomura

SHUSAKU ARAKAWA and MADELINE GINS, The Site of Reversible Destiny Yoro Park, 1995. Photograph Kunio Miyagawa

PUBLIC art, based to some extent on American precedents, has been making its presence felt in the Japanese art scene since the mid-1990s. Almost every year for the last four or five, the media has reported on another big public art project. The most publicised art event at the time of writing was Public Projection by Polish artist Krzysztof Wodiczko, held in Hiroshima on 7…

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