- 公益社団法人 日本造園学会
- ランドスケープ研究 (ISSN:13408984)
- vol.71, no.5, pp.785-790, 2008-03-31 (Released:2009-05-08)
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In late years modern art to unfold in the depopulated area recruits many visitors. The article considers a characteristic of this modern art from the viewpoint of scenery theory, paying attention to this situation. It performs analysis about modern art and the representation of the meaning of the place from a field work and the verbal explanation of some directors and artists, through the analyses of the examples of the art festival of the earth of the Echigo Tsumari in Niigata prefecture and the Benesse art site of Naoshima of the Setouchi Naoshima island in Kagawa prefecture. As a result, the article considered the following characteristics of scenery theory. Modern art keeps a mountain remote place and climate in Seto alive and makes much of endemism. Modern art reminds of the former working of people and makes much of the memory of the place. Modern art intends scenery of consecutive space and time and questions modern civilization and contemporary civilization. Art works are supported by inhabitants and volunteers and express scenery of participation and collaboration.