Yamagata Museum of Art, Yamagata

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Yamagata Museum of Art opened in Yamagata, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, in 1964. The Museum's annex opened in 1968. In 1985 the new three-storey main building opened; the annex was renovated the following year. The collection incluces works by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, and Takahashi Yuichi, as well as Yosa Buson's six-panel byōbu of 1779, Oku no Hosomichi (Important Cultural Property). Many of these Impressionist works are from the collection of Yoshino Gypsum Co., Ltd, deposited at the Museum.
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  • Yoshino gypsum collection was permanent. Is an amateur could watch the fun. Pissarro and Monet, Renoir, Chagall and Picasso, which was also impressive.
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  • Stopped, and went on a drive trip to Chevron, but happened to the Yamagata Museum of art paintings of the Impressionist school is quite comprehensive. While part of the Yoshino gypsum collection is permanent, and I like a Monet painting times background painter and that drew reminiscent of nature and society where the great thought. Admission is 500 yen and cheaper (permanent exhibition), the parking was free.
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  • An art museum that has a nice collection of charming works (including a pretty collection of Impressionist works by Renoir, Monet, Manet, etc.). I am very puzzled by the zany contemporary art and unfortunately for me there was not bad, but there was in return too many works fine and delicate. Admission is 1,000 yen.
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