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Taro Okamoto Museum of Art

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Address: 7-1-5 Masugata, Tama-ku, Kawasaki 214-0032, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 44-900-9898
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A must for art lovers

Okamoto Taro is one of the biggest names in Japanese art from the 60s and 70s. He is especially known for the giant Tower of the Sun from the 1970 Osaka Exhibition. His goal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2014
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Vordingborg, Denmark
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Vordingborg, Denmark
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Okamoto Taro is one of the biggest names in Japanese art from the 60s and 70s. He is especially known for the giant Tower of the Sun from the 1970 Osaka Exhibition. His goal is nothing less than to create a modern mythology of postwar Japan. He touches upon shamanism, nuclear devastation and many other things in his sculptures, pictures... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Okamoto Taro was and is fairly famous in Japan, and this is a very nice museum. Just 21 minutes from Shinjuku on the Odakyu Line, plus a pleasant, 20-minute walk from the station. Nice cafeteria, cute gift shop, and really lovely location in a forest. They also hold other exhibits here - we saw a great one on Ultraman a... More 

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