May 17, 2010

Renoir: Tradition and Innovation

An exhibition called "Renoir: Tradition and Innovation" is being held at the National Museum of Art, Osaka, until June 27th.

The impressionist master, Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919) is beloved throughout the world as "the painter of happiness."

This exhibition is made up of approximately 80 works from major collections inside and outside of Japan, including works from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and Musée d'Orsay, Paris. Some of them are being exhibited in Japan for the first time.

Don't miss out!

Opening Hours : 10:00–17:00, Fridays until 19:00
(Admission until 30 minutes before closing)
Closed : Mondays
Admission Fee : Adults : 1500 Yen

The National Museum of Art is just a 15-minute walk from J-Hoppers Osaka!

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