This Installation Art in Tokyo Makes Use of Natural Light to Form Clouds

It transforms whenever you change your angle and viewpoint.


Prismatic Cloud
2/F GINZA SIX (Central Atrium), 6-10-1 Ginza, Chuo District, Tokyo
Open from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily. 


If you find yourself in the Ginza
 area, you might want to check out the current art installation at one of Ginza’s largest commercial complex, GINZA SIX, in their central atrium called Prismatic Cloud designed by the internationally acclaimed artist, Tokujin Yoshioka.


GINZA SIX’s
central atrium unveils the Prismatic Cloud installation.


The central atrium of GINZA SIX has already become the mall’s popular feature as it exhibits works of world-renowned artists such as
Yayoi KusamaDaniel Buren, Nicolas Buffe, Chiharu Shiota, and Klaus Haapaniemi. For their current feature, they have the world-famous Japanese designer, Tokujin Yoshioka. Some of his famous works are the glass bench, Water Block which was permanently installed at the Musee d’Orsay museum in Paris, France, and the relay torch for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.


Tokujin Yoshioka’s previous work, the
Glass Tea House KOU-AN, at the National Art Center, Tokyo.


The Prismatic Cloud is a masterpiece that shows a shapeless light. Inspired by the law of nature, the layering of ten thousand prism rods made the 10-meter long sculpture of light. When natural light passes through coming from the approximately 400-square meter wide atrium, it produces an innumerable transparent light that is an illusion of light in the clouds. The piece changes depending on the angle, height, or position from wherever you are looking so it’s definitely something to watch for.


It looks different whenever you change your angle or viewpoint.


Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Tokyo Walker™ (29 February 2020)


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