Azuma Makoto’s Frozen Botanical Sculptures

June 26, 2015



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For his installation, Iced Flowers, botanical artist Makota Azuma encapsulated flowers within large blocks of ice, as if they were frozen in time. When the ice melted, the preserved flowers in a way bloomed again, a nod to nature’s life Read More…

Green Walls and Living Sculpture Blend Art and Fashion

March 24, 2013



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Complex and intricate living art arrangements composed of thousands of plants climb the interior walls of of Isetan Shinjuku, one of Japan’s oldest department stores.



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For a recent unveiling of the store’s “Fashion Museum” botanical artist Makota Azuma’s The Art Read More…

Urban Parking Lot Doubles as Green Exhibition Space

December 30, 2011








At the intersection of architecture and art, architects Cheung and Vogl have designed a concept for a two-story concrete combination parking lot, street art museum, and public green space.







Shinjuku Gardens, in Tokyo, would feature layered soft-clad grass walls to … Read More…

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