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Posts tagged museums

Man on giant hand sculputure

man on hand hakone open air museum

I think this is the last picture (“God’s Hand” by Carl Milles) from inside the Hakone Open-Air Museum that I’ll show you for now. I have a couple other photos from around Hakone that I’ll post in the next few days before we physically return to Japan. Then, at last, you’ll get to see some fresh pictures!

Symphonic Sculpture by Gabriel Loire

stain glass tower Symphonic Sculpture by Gabriel Loire hakone open air museum

Inside the Hakone Open-Air Museum is the “Symphonic Sculpture” by Gabriel Loire which is a lookout tower made out of stained glass with a spiral staircase in the middle. This is the view from the inside.

Grass angels

grass angels hakone japan

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Flying at The Hakone Open-Air Museum

flying horse man The Hakone Open-Air Museum

As the name suggests, many of the works at The Hakone Open-Air Museum are in the “open air” (野外彫刻). This outdoor sculpture by Carl Milles entitled “Man and Pegasus” (カール・ミレス’s「人とペガサス」) really wanted to take flight.

The Hakone Open-Air Museum (箱根彫刻の森美術館)

The Hakone Open Air Museum (箱根彫刻の森美術館)

I have shown you several photos from The Hakone Open-Air Museum before, but this is the first one from the outside. I think I’ll present several images from the inside over the next week or so.

Mirror Ball in Hakone

hakone open air museum mirror ball japan

This giant, mirror ball is part of the Hakone Open Air Museum (箱根彫刻の森美術館). If you look closely you can see the reflection of the cables that keep it suspended in air. You can also see the photographer, me.

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