Naoshima-Japan's Art Island



Naoshima is an island town which is home to some of Japan's finest museums and architecture, yet those who have shaped the face of the island have made it less touristy and more like the Japan of yesteryear, albeit with a modernist twist. Simplicity is key in the construction and aesthetic of the island's two biggest attractions: Chichu Museum, which incorporates installation pieces into the very structure of the building, and Benesse House, the hotel with no TV or internet access but loads of visual interest and a modern art style. Read more about it at the Guardian.

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