The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Osaka

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  • This is a modern/contemporary art museum, so if that is not up your alley, you won't like this I like and prefer modern art, but even for me, their current 40th anniversary exhibition is hard to like....  more »
  • Frames, such as the "National Museum" located away from Umeda Nakanoshima Island, bird feathers are conspicuous but there is entrance only. Museum of fine arts itself underground 1-located on the 3rd floor underground. Hotel's atmosphere and enjoy a fantastic light from overhead. To the Fukushima area, as well as near the rihga Royal Hotel and the dojima River located right next to the river "in the Nakanoshima BANKS", after the Museum Café your food spots and also enjoyed!
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  •  I went to the National Museum of Bruegel's 'Tower of Babel' exhibition of the Osaka Nakanoshima. Museum of art was in the basement exhibit unique structures. Imagine a big piece is a small but ancient world.
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  • This place was quite interesting. They had exhibits in different and various meduims. From sound, short movie, scuplture, paintings, installation to live performance. They had included artists from around the world which helped the experience for someone like me who doesn't speak and understand Japanese. The exhibits are quite contemporary. You will enjoy this place if you enjoy modern conceptual art. The entry fee varies from 800 to 1200 yen if I am not mistaken. You can also buy a translator as well, which would help with the language barrier.
  • Very interesting exhibition when I went (January 2018). The architecture of the museum is quite interesting, it looks small on the surface but it’s a giant underground complex. Don’t forget your student id if you have one.
  • The museum is an exhibition oriented museum. There are two main floors where exhibitions were held by 2 artists. A sculptor and a photographer this time. Both were very interesting and had a good curating job to them. You could buy a ticket to the first exhibition, held in floor b1. The b2 exhibition ticket was for both of them. I recommend around two hours or more for the museum.
  • I've to say that I am kinda dissapointed with this museum. Osaka is the second city in Japan and I feel it deseves a better contemporany art museu, as I found it generally dull, despite of 5 highlights. (two of them japanese, the others western) We were visiting this new exhibition that celebrates the 40th aniversary of the museum. About that one, I have to complain about the lack of titles, as well as the lack of exhibition discourse. Also, the exhibition map was messy and vague to the point where we felt like we were walking without any path arround conceptual art. And this is particulay bad, as this kind of art is difficult for many visitors, and it requires an exceptional treatment from the curators.
  • Excellent Museum. Great building. Amazing art pieces

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