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Teshima Art Museum

  • Architects: Ryue Nishizawa
  • Location: Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan
  • Architect In Charge: Ryue Nishizawa
  • Photographs: Iwan Baan

© Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan © Iwan Baan

From the architect. The Teshima Art Museum designed by Tokyo-based architect Ryue Nishizawa and Japanese artist Rei Naito opened in 2010 for the Setouchi International Art Festival that was held in the Takamatsu Port area of Japan.  

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

The open gallery space features 25cm thick concrete shell with two elliptical openings that are open to elements.  Iwan Baan shows on his website a great photo set of the art museum which can be viewed here.

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

More of Iwan Baan's photographs following the break, as well as a video of the Teshima Art Museum while under construction.

© Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite:"Teshima Art Museum" 19 Jul 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/151535/teshima-art-museum-photos-by-iwan-baan/>