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ADACHI MUSEUM OF ART

Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Feb 28, 2017
'Human: Ideal Expression of People in Japanese Painting'
March 1 -May 31
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Nov 21, 2015
The Hiroshima art triangle: a space to get lost in thought
'It's Tokyo minus the stress." That's how one Japanese colleague described Hiroshima to us shortly after my wife, Angeles, and I arrived here, near the end of the last millennium. So, what's its secret? Well, there's its size for a start. And having six rivers flowing through it certainly helps. But, as we discovered, the key to Hiroshima's laid-back charm lies in its serene green spaces.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Nov 27, 2014
'Heartwarming, Gentle Japanese Paintings'
Being able to fully enjoy Japanese paintings may seem a bit daunting when its aesthetics and subjects seem so far from popular contemporary art. The Adachi Museum of Art, however, suggests that Japanese-style painting is not as different as you may think.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Aug 28, 2014
'Modern Japanese Painting: Masterpieces by Yokoyama Taikan and Others'
This year is the 100th anniversary of the resurrection of the Japan Art Institute, or Nihon Bijutsuin, an artistic nongovernmental organization that had dissolved in 1913 after the death of its founder Tenshin Okakura.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
May 28, 2014
'Mt. Fuji by Taikan: In Commemoration of the First Anniversary of the World Heritage Designation'
Alongside the likes of Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), Taikan Yokoyama (1868-1958) has produced some of Japan's most famous painters of Mount Fuji. In his lifetime, he worked on more than 1,500 paintings of Japan's largest peak.

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Yayoi Kusama’s “Pumpkin,” once the victim of high waves that dragged it into the sea, sits at the end of a pier on the south side of Naoshima.
Why is the most exciting art in Japan so hard to get to?