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Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Shinagawa

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
The Hara Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the oldest museums of contemporary art in Japan. The museum is in the Kita-Shinagawa district, in the Shinagawa area of Tokyo.The building was originally built as a private home. It was designed by Jin Watanabe and completed in 1938, making it a rare example of early Shōwa period architecture. In 1979, it was converted to a museum. It underwent a major renovation in 2008, including a new lighting system designed by Shozo Toyohisa.The museum hosts the most cutting-edge culture, including art, design, architecture, music and dance. Its permanent collection includes works by Karel Appel, Alexander Calder, Buckminster Fuller, Yves Klein, Yayoi Kusama, Surasi Kusolwong, Aiko Miyawaki, Yasumasa Morimura, Daisuke Nakayama, Maruyama Ōkyo, Jackson Pollock, George Rickey, Mark Rothko, Cindy Sherman, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Jason Teraoka, Zhou Tiehai, Lee U-Fan, Andy Warhol, and Miwa Yanagi.
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  • I have to agree with the last reviewer. My wife and I visited while Hara's permanent collection was being exhibited and I can say unequivocally that it was the worst boutique art gallery we have been ...  read more »
  • Until now is the Museum of art has come several times, but still good. It is a scale, but many works that are exhibited every one works and writers face. CA Federal lunch was great.
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  • I think it's better using complaints to access the bus. I think lying in a quiet residential space with art at home in luxurious, notable Museum. A lot of Tokyo sky view.
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  • Boring displays and very rude restaurant manager to my overseas guests. Not foreign-friendly, unfortunately.
  • contemporary art museum with a strong focus on photography.
  • Deserve to see this architect even if you are not interested in the contemporary art.
  • (Not open on Mondays)
  • A nice date spot. If it clears a flurry in front of Shinagawa Station, in a museum full of excrement comfortably spend. Genuinely interesting project. After food is high level.
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