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The Museum of Modern Art, Wakayama

1-4-14, Fukiage, Wakayama 640-8137, Wakayama Prefecture
+81 73-436-8690
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A great collection and cafe

After the very disappointing national art gallery in Osaka, it was a pleasant surprise to walk... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
John S
via mobile
Fantastic hard to believe such a gem exists in a small town

This Museum is just simply fantastic. Hard to believe that a town with a population of just over... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2017
libica
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  • Very good51%
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12 Oct 2017
“A great collection and cafe”
9 Jan 2017
“Fantastic hard to believe such a gem exists in a small town”
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1-4-14, Fukiage, Wakayama 640-8137, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 73-436-8690
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

After the very disappointing national art gallery in Osaka, it was a pleasant surprise to walk through this gallery primarily comprising Japanese artists and the odd American (e.g. Rothko). There was a very fine exhibition on how Japanese artists viewed America. At the end of...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

This Museum is just simply fantastic. Hard to believe that a town with a population of just over 350'000 has such a fantastic museum. There are works by Picasso, Hockney and many famous Japanese Artists. Wonderful place to spend an hour or two. Highly Recommended.

Thank libica
Reviewed 18 May 2016

In the fantastic Museum of Modern Art I saw a fine and exceptionally large exhibit of Onchi Koshiro, the most important avant garde printmaker of Japan, working from the 1910s until his death in 1955. The show (until June 122016) contained loans from the British...More

Thank Chris U
Reviewed 27 May 2015

If you enjoy art on a casual level, take time to ask questions and learn of the unique pieces in this small but power packed museum. If you are an art lover, the combination of modern art displayed by world famous artists will certainly impress...More

Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 9 May 2015

This gallery has a Mark Rothko and a Jean-Michel Basquiat in the permanent collection. There were two special exhibitions when I visited in April. The first featured late 19th Century pictures depicting scenes of Japanese life, contrasting traditional dress with emerging cityscapes; railway stations and...More

Thank lone-opine
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