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Niigata Prefectural Museum of Modern Art

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Address: 3-278-14, Senshu, Nagaoka 940-2083, Niigata Prefecture
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Good regional museum with Monet until August 1, 2016

I went for the Monet exhibit, which was 90 paintings that I had never seen before. It includes some of the artist's early works (landscapes, family members) and some of his very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 August 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

I went for the Monet exhibit, which was 90 paintings that I had never seen before. It includes some of the artist's early works (landscapes, family members) and some of his very intense late works. As he lost his visual acuity, he painted more abstractly and with much bolder colors. It was touching to see how he dealt with that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

The exhibition of 90 Impressionist works from Monet's private collection will be there until August 21st. Many of the paintings were completed during Monet's later period and were kept at his son, Michael's home until Michael was killed in a car accident. The art was then donated to the Marmottan Monet Museum near Paris. There are several paintings of Japanese... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2011

I went to the museum when they had an exhibition of modern Japanese art mostly from the 1960s. Generally a nice museum. You can get there from the station on the number 8 bus. 800 yen entrance fee.

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