To celebrate 30 years since its establishment, The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, is hosting a series of exhibitions featuring masterpieces from its own collections.
The first show focuses on prints and includes the work of various famous Western artists, from modern masters Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse to pop icons Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Featured Japanese artists are equally well-known and include Katsura Funakoshi, Genpei Akasegawa and Hiro Yamagata.
Covering the progression and variety of printmaking, on show are more than 200 lithographic, woodblock, copperplate and contemporary silk-screen prints; Sept. 9-28.
The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga; 1740-1 Seta-Minamiogaya-cho, Otsu, Shiga. Seta Stn. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ¥800. Closed Mon. 077-543-2111; www.shiga-kinbi.jp
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