Portland Japanese Garden's newest exhibit features internationally acclaimed sculptor

“Garden of Resonance” will feature the art of Jun Kaneko, a sculptural artist. About half a dozen statues have been placed around the garden just in time for fall.

PORTLAND, Oregon — There was more noise than usual outside the peaceful Portland Japanese Garden on Tuesday. A huge, 2,000 pound ceramic statue was unpacked from its giant wooden crate in front of the entrance and hoisted into place in the emptied out water feature in front of the entrance.

“This is the largest art exhibition the Portland Japanese Garden has had in it’s almost 60 years,” said communications specialist Will Lerner.

The dango-shaped statue

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