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Tanaka Isson Memorial Art Museum

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Tanaka Isson’s stunning art collection. Tropical, colorful and serene.

Isson Tanaka was a completely unknown painter of Amami Islands when he was alive until 1977. His... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
Groovy-Zen66
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Zurich, Switzerland
Wow!

Unfortunately there was no English speaking guide and had a hard time reading about the artist's... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2017
Tanaka G
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Tokyo
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Jan 27, 2018
“Tanaka Isson’s stunning art collection. Tropical, colorful and serene.”
Apr 1, 2017
“Wow!”
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1834 Kasaricho Setta, Amami 894-0504, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 997-55-2635
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Isson Tanaka was a completely unknown painter of Amami Islands when he was alive until 1977. His Japanese paintings started receiving acclaims and worthy reviews only in the 21st century. This museum has preserved an extensive collection of his works pictuing colorful lives of Amami:...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately there was no English speaking guide and had a hard time reading about the artist's life. I enjoyed his art very much! Amazing! Must see! No pictures are allowed inside the gallery.

Thank Tanaka G
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