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Chichu Art Museum: Tadao Ando Builds for Walter de Maria, James Turrell, and Claude Monet
by Tadao Andō
On the island of Naoshima off the picturesque coast of western Japan, Japanese architect Tadao Ando has built a spectacular structure comprised of basic geometric forms. Situated on cliffs overlooking the straits of Seto-Naikai, the building provides a congenial setting for the presentation of numerous undisputed masterpieces of artistic reduction, including several of ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Hatje Cantz Publishers
(first published January 2nd 2005)
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Tadao Ando is a Japanese self-taught architect. Tadao Ando's body of work is known for the creative use of natural light and for structures that follow natural forms of the landscape, rather than disturbing the landscape by making it conform to the constructed space of a building. Ando's buildings are often characterized by complex three-dimensional circulation paths. These paths interweave ...moreMore about Tadao Andō...