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The museum will be closed while exhibitions are changed from October 15 to November 2, 2018. The next exhibition "New Wave: Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1980s" will be started from November 3, 2018.
I think the museum is worth a visit if you are in Osaka. For a start, it’s a nice building in a small island which is the cultural hotspot of the city. The permanent collection is quite small so you can see everything quite quickly....More
First of all, modern contemporary art which is displayed at this museum is not everybods cup of tea. Also, we found that most of the installations did not impress us, only a few pf the installations were somewhat interessting to us. Of course, personal taste...More
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. Not sure if they had a permanent/better collection,...More
I had eagerly looked forward to my visit here: "National", "Art", a winning combination in anybody's book.
I arrived around 15:00 on a Saturday afternoon. Many people entering. A line for tickets. Two possibilities: a visit to their permanent collection, and a visit to a...More
I had high hopes for an art museum in the centre of one of Japan's biggest cities, and though the art was beautiful - incomparable - it lacked the zest for creativity that I'd anticipated.
Lucas Cranach and Pierre Alechinsky have both completed incredible paintings,...More
Ikko Tanaka posters were on during our visit. The museum isn't the biggest or grandest if you are use to large museums, but like everything in Japan it is compact and carries just the right amount of content to trigger your senses. I thought it...More