Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Rice Paddy Art From Japan

By using different colors of rice plants, farmers in Japan are able to achieve land art on a huge scale each year. It seems that they are getting better and better at it too. The perspectives are incredible and the detail is pretty amazing too. This type of artform happens all over the country but the agricultural masters of art title belongs to the Inakadate village in Aomori prefecture.

Sengoku-Period Warrior on Horseback

The view from the top of Inakadate Townhall


Close-Up of the rice plants

This is the 16th-century samurai Naoe Kanetsugu and his wife, Osen.

See my 2007 post on it HERE.


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