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Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki
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When it opened in 1930, Ohara Museum of Art held the first collection of Western art to be permanently exhibited in Japan. Created in honor of painter Kojima Torajiro, the museum now houses an expansive collection of Western and 20th century Japanese art, with special emphasis on 19th- and 20th-century French painting and sculpture. Start your tour at the classically styled Main Gallery, meander past the pond where water lilies echo the works of Monet, and finish at the Craft and Asiatic Art Gallery to absorb some Eastern culture. Free audio guides are available. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ohara Museum of Art by using our Kurashiki itinerary planner.
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  • It is a museum exhibition room could cast art in the early Showa period, private property and the storage to stately feel. I feel the wonders of things is out of touch with my art even heard the local City Museum at cherish.
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  • Why here. A lot of work, think were exhibited. It became a long line to admire such works in Tokyo, but here, was watching closely. End (asked on Saturday morning) made a nice foliage in your garden.
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  • If you go to the Kurashiki always go Ohara Museum of art. You can go many times. I think Annunciation El Greco, as well as collection well in that period. Go abroad rubles as well as not becoming the comparison one Wow there are many museums, in Japan in that period collected personally and I think wow. I think I can go many times.
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  • Besides painting, sculpture and ceramics until you can watch lots of artist's work at the same time. Theme and exhibited in several buildings, next go visit here and here and here. Around the shops in the area, I have a different feeling, like, it's as if small trip feeling. Most museums are building only one (or taken charge more than 2, 000 yen), compared it to the deals I had. "Water lilies" wasn't in the pieces, but the "Annunciation" is done.
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  • As you know, is the Ohara Museum of art, Kurashiki bikan historical district. It is established by the founders of kurabo private collection. The world has become a ruthless and highly prized. January 2016, and Ohara Museum of art until the beginning of April, was being held at the National Art Center, Tokyo was a great success. Usually from Tokyo hotel Okayama is pretty distance there is a good chance was not it? That was kept out Tokyo flagship exhibit is great no Ohara Museum of art exhibition is comparable. The stock has no matter? It is felt. That was of course not El Greco, Gauguin, properly exhibitions fill that hole he is. It is a museum with great planning skills. You can see here are the works of the old masters were not interested in the art, such as Renoir, Picasso, Gauguin, Bonnard and Utrillo, Rodin at least everybody knows.
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  • 20 years since a while ago on a school trip is the second coming. When it came ago hustling back only in the main building, so I carefully I saw. Didn't know much about Kojima torajiro Annunciation and lilies are the collections of this museum did for the first time with his achievement. Ivy Square in Kojima torajiro Memorial Museum is a must-see.
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  • Only the name of the famous painter also know there are a lot of quite a bit of work. Picasso, Gauguin, Monet, Renoir, Andy Warhol works, such as by having a ball. Guide voice is 500 yen
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  • The Annunciation El Greco are exhibited. Is the Street outside the Museum there's atmosphere.
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