"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
"The concept of a Shinto shrine itself is an architecture- a case- but inside, there’s nothing in there. It’s an empty box. It’s just purified space. Once it’s covered, four sides and top and bottom, it’s sealed. So that’s the notion- for the god to descend. It’s already purified space."
- Hiroshi Sugimoto