Minoru Nomata
The Architect of Ruins

April 29 2014

Minoru Nomata paints fantastical structures and towers, standing isolated in front of a subdued sky. Their purpose is mysterious and only hinted by some mechanical parts like abstract windmills. Winding stairs lead up to the top and deep inside oneself. The real purpose of these structures is to captivate the viewer with an unspeakable riddle. Every structure is an invitation to contemplate on archetypal symbols that talk to you in proportion and space.

I’m in Italy at the moment and I feel like that’s part of the reason why I’m thinking of Nomata. His architecture is rooted here if you ask me.

Most of the pictures taken from but does it float