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AICHI

“Summer De Museum”

Menard Art Museum

by Tomoko Hori

To enhance the exciting and fun-filled atmosphere of the summer, Menard Art Museum presents some 45 works on themes such as summer scenery and summer clothing.

Western-style paintings on show include works by the well-known artists Paul Cezanne, Wassily Kandinsky and Maurice Denis, as well as the Japanese artists Shigeru Aoki and Ryusei Kishida. Nihonga (Japanese-style painting) works by Kaii Higashiyama and Heihachiro Fukuda are also on display.

A gallery room showcasing pieces done only in shades of blue attempts to give viewers a refreshing, cool experience during the summer heat; till Sept. 4.

Menard Art Museum; (0568) 75-5787; 5-250 Komaki, Komaki-shi, Aichi-ken; 15-min. walk from Sakae Station (West Exit), Meijo Line. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. ¥800. Closed Mon. museum.menard.co.jp.