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山形県の名産品である西洋梨のブランド「ラ・フランス(フランス原産で、現地名はClaude Blanchet)」が腐っている様子を描いた作品。

La France

This is a picture of a rotten "La France" (a pear brand, a specialty of Yamagata).

After Meiji era, Japan admired for Europe and the United States, has made its own westernization a top priority.
However, in today's Japan, decay has become apparent everywhere, such as economic stagnation and population decline.
Especially in rural areas, those problems are accelerating.

This work represent a rural area image with such forefront problems in Japan.

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