Nobuo Sekine, Phase—Mother Earth, 1969/2012

Nobuo Sekine Phase-Mother Earth, Earth, cement, molds Cylinder: 86 inches x 106 (diameter) x 270 centimeters) Installed dimensions variable

relatum (1968) x lee ufan

not unlike those who rely on gravity in the production of floors, the artists of "mono-ha" used gravity as an art material. in this 1968 piece by korean born Lee Ufan, gravity is as present as the concrete block and the plane of glass.

On Art and Space: Mono-ha

Although it marked a major turning point in Japanese postwar art history, the work of the 'Mono-ha' artists remains surprisingly unknown.

An Introduction to ‘Mono-ha’ | TABlog | Tokyo Art Beat

neo-catharsis: “ Susumu Koshimizu - Crack the stone, Mono-ha, 1970 ”

Nobuo Sekine has been recreating his Phase — Mother Earth (1968) at Den’en Chofu Seseragi Park in West Tokyo.    Created in October 1968 in the Suma Rikyu Park in Kobe, and consisting of a 2.2 x 2.7m cylindrical hole in the ground and an adjacent cylinder of earth of the same dimensions, this piece is one of the signature works of the Mono-ha movement of the late 1960s and early ‘70s.

Nobuo Sekine has been recreating his Phase — Mother Earth at Den’en Chofu…

Koji Enokura, 'Wall' (1971)

Reflections on art and painting by Susan Richards.

Requiem for the sun: The art of Mono-ha | StyleZeitgeist Magazine

Requiem for the sun: The art of Mono-ha

Requiem for the sun: The art of Mono-ha - StyleZeitgeist

Mono-ha

Nobuo Sekine, "Phase – Mother Earth" Earth, cement, and molds.

COS | Art | Mono-Ha

Mono-ha (School of Things) was a pioneering Japanese art movement that explored the encounter between natural and industrial objects such as glass, stone, steel and wire.

Requiem for the sun: The art of Mono-ha | StyleZeitgeist Magazine

Requiem for the sun: The art of Mono-ha

Susumu Koshimizu

Mono Ha

Susumu Koshimizu, 'Crack the stone in August

An exhibition of Mono-ha at LA's Blum & Poe gallery - artnet Magazine

Susumu Koshimizu Paper (formerly Paper Paper (hempen paper), granite

REQUIEM FOR THE SUN: THE ART OF MONO-HA Curated by Mika Yoshitake February 25 — April 14, 2012 Los Angeles | Blum & Poe

Installation view, Requiem for the Sun: The Art of Mono-Ha, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

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