April 27-Aug. 22.
For this visual stroll through the fascinating life of French artist and leading impressionist painter Pierre Auguste Renoir, The National Art Center, Tokyo, is presenting works from two of Paris’ finest museums — Musee d’Orsay and Musee de l’Orangerie. Together, they bring a showcase of pieces that chart the evolution of Renoir’s art.
The exhibition begins with his earlier nude portraits showing influences of realism and gradually shifts to his impressionist paintings of everyday life, children and landscapes. Separated into 10 different sections, visitors will find more than 100 of Renoir’s masterpieces.
The National Art Center, Tokyo; 7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo. Nogizaka Stn. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri. till 8 p.m.). ¥1,600. Closed Tue. 03-5777-8600; renoir.exhn.jp
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