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Project 19 : Tatzu Nishi


Project Overview
For Project 19, Tatzu Nishi (born Tazro Niscino but working under a variety of names including Tatzu Oozu, and Tatsurou Bashi), the artist reinvented two sculptures titled War and peace and in between. Standing on Art Gallery Road outside the entrance to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Gilbert Bayes’ equestrian monuments were transformed. Visitors climbed ramps to enter rooms that Nishi had constructed around the giant bronze figures. Bayes’ The offerings of peace was reset within a domestic living room and The offerings of war within a bedroom setting, making the sculptures appear unexpected and astonishing.
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War and peace and in between 
2 October 2009 – 14 February 2010 
Art Gallery Road, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

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Project 19 : Folder 1
Project 19 : Folder 2
Project 19 : Box 1
Project 19 : Press Folder
Project 19 : Digital Photos
2009 – 2010;

People and Organisations
Tatzu Nishi
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Education Themes
Architecture, Everyday materials, Installation, Monumental, Sculptures, Site-specific