Tokyo Kokuritsu Kindai Bijutsukan (The National Museum of Modern Art) is situated right in the heart of Tokyo, amid the tranquil greenery of the Imperial Palace grounds and the park Kitanomaru Koen. Through its exhibits, this art museum attempts to keep people abreast of developments in modern art in Japan, within the context of trends in modern art around the world. Included in the collection here are some thirty works by Ryuzaburo Umehara, one of the most prominent artists of Western painting in Japan. This artist donated self-portraits from his early period, Chinese landscapes and portraits from his intermediate period, and from his latter period, Nude and other works. The museum also possesses many pieces by other leading Japanese painters, including Taikan Yokoyama and Ryusei Kishida.
- 3-1 Kitanomaru-koen Park, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
- 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Open until 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays) (Last admission 30 minutes before closing)
- Admission Fee
- 420 yen (permanent exhibition)
- Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following weekday), New Years holidays, maintenance period'
- [Rail]JR Tokyo Stn./8-min. walk/Eidan Subway Otemachi Stn./Eidan Subway Tozai Line/2-min. ride/Takebashi Stn./3-min. walk
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