If you take the Yamanote Line from Osaki Station, you might notice a strange, twisting red pillar that appears to be protruding from the ground and winding unimpeded through the sky. Many passengers in passing are left to wonder what did they just see.
As it turns out, this twisting red sculpture just so happens to be the tip of a Phrygian cap worn by an otherwise ordinary garden gnome. His red mainstay stretches like a serpent about 49 feet (15 meters) into the sky. Known as the “Growing Gardener,” the sculpture was created in 2006 by Inges Idee, a German artist collective known for their unique and humorous public art installations.
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