At first glance at the building of this contemporary art gallery, the museum poses genuine and fine art of the modern world. On the interior, it houses a collection of fine art covering the last 20th Century on its permanent exhibition.
The museum was opened in 1995 to systematically research, collect, preserve and display contemporary art that has been created both in Japan and overseas since 1945.
It displays works from international artists such as Gerhard Richter, Roy Linchenstein, David Hockney, Frank Stella, Julian Schnabel; as well as great Japanese artists such as Yoshihara Jiro, Funakoshi Katsura, and Kusama Yayoi.
Aside from having art discoveries, you can also buy souvenirs connected with exhibitions, and numerous art-related books in the museum shop. There's also a cafe and a restaurant within the museum for refreshments.
The Art Gallery is 10 minutes walk from Kiyosumi Shirakawa subway station, or 15 minutes from Kiba subway station (Tozai Line).
The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 AM-6 PM. Entry is 500 Yen for regular exhibitions, may subject to change for special exhibitions.
Note: The museum is temporarily closed for renovations.
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