OUTSIDE TOKYO

‘Feast of Beauty: 300 Years of Western Painting’

THE TOKUSHIMA MODERN ART MUSEUM

by Daisuke Kikuchi

Staff Writer

April 29-June 21

The Tokushima Modern Art Museum is showcasing 64 paintings from the Tokyo Fuji Art Museum collection, which have been chosen to summarize the 300-year history of Western art.

Covering five important eras — the golden age of baroque paintings, the court culture of rococo, neoclassicism to romanticism, Barbizon school works to impressionism, and post 20th-century contemporary art — the selection includes the works of Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot (1796-1875), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919) Claude Monet (1840-1926) and Moise Kisling (1891-1953).

The Tokushima Modern Art Museum; Bunka no Mori Park, Mukoterayama, Hachiman-cho, Tokushima. Tokushima Stn. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. ¥1,200. Closed Mon. 088-668-1088; www.art.tokushima-ec.ed.jp