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Taro Okamoto Museum of Art

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Vivid collections of Taro Okamoto's painting and sculptures

The museum is located at the beautiful Ikuta Ryokuchi Park. It is few minutes walk from the park... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2017
karinaccy
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Hong Kong, China
Art is an EXPLOSION - Taro Okamoto Museum is a DEAL

It was great to finally see more of this Japanese artist, whose work I first came into contact with... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2015
tomorrow_cozy
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Kawasaki, Japan
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Sep 13, 2018
“Modern Art Museum”
Feb 4, 2017
“Vivid collections of Taro Okamoto's painting and sculptures”
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7-1-5 Masugata, Kawasaki 214-0032, Kanagawa Prefecture
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It was interesting. I was more fascinated by the artist's history and his love of art than most of his artwork, but I am also not fond of interpretative art. I would recommend to anyone who has any interest in art.
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The museum is located at the beautiful Ikuta Ryokuchi Park. It is few minutes walk from the park entrance. Though the art collections are not that much but fans of Okamoto will enjoy visiting it. The famous "Tower of the Mother" is located there too. After visiting the museum,
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It was great to finally see more of this Japanese artist, whose work I first came into contact with in university. I didn't remember him until I saw his work again, though, and it was great to see more of it and learn about his life at the museum.
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21 minutes Odakyu express train ride(Shinjuku to Mukougaoka Yuen around US$2) and 19 minutes walking toward south leads you there. Mr Taro Okamoto is very famous among Janapese for his making funny face tower for 1970 Osaka EXPO. His another famous masterpiece ''Tomorrow's
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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
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