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Every three years in Japan an exciting event kicks off; one that invites visitors to enjoy the great outdoors while simultaneously visiting the largest art gallery in the world. For 50 days, visitors to the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale traverse 200 villages across roughly 190,000 acres of mounta

Source: The Largest Art Festival in the World: The Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale

Wrapping up its sixth iteration this year, the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale, the largest art gallery in the world located across 200 villages in 190,000 acres of the mountains in Niigata, Japan, showcased works from more than 160 artists from across the globe. This year’s installation theme, humans are a part of nature, featured works which implemented nature as a backdrop with which spectators could interact. The ambitious event, which occurs every three years, has inspired curator and director of the Triennale Fram Kitagawa to create a book highlighting all 800 artworks over the past 15 years called “Art Place Japan” available on Amazon now.

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