The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto is an art museum in Kyoto, Japan.This Kyoto museum is also known by the English acronym MoMAK (National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto).HistoryThe National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto was initially created as the Annex Museum of the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo. MoMAK was established on its present site on March 1, 1963. Its building, formerly the auxiliary building of the Kyoto Municipal Exhibition Hall for Industrial Affairs, was transferred from Kyoto City to the National Museum after restoration. On June 1, 1967, the Kyoto Annex Museum officially became the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto. Seventeen years later, the old building was dismantled and the present building, designed by Fumihiko Maki was completed.The museum was opened to the public on October 26, 1986, with 9,761.99 m² total floor area and 2,604.94 m² exhibition area.MoMAK collectionsMoMAK is a national institution devoted to the collection and preservation of artworks and related reference materials of the twentieth century in Japan and other parts of the world. Particular *emphasis is placed on artists or artistic movements in Kyoto and the Kansai area (the western region of Japan), such as Japanese-style paintings of the Kyoto School.The gallery exhibits selected works of Japanese-style painting (nihonga), Western-style painting (yōga), prints, sculpture, crafts (ceramics, textiles, metalworks, wood and bamboo works, lacquers and jewelry) and photography from the museum collection, rotating the works on display approximately twenty times a year. Outstanding and monumental works of modern art in Japan, as well as modern and contemporary European and American art are also exhibited.Plan to visit Kyoto National Museum of Modern Art and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kyoto attractions using our Kyoto trip itinerary builder site .
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今風なカフェやミュージアムショップがあるおしゃれな美術館です。天井も高く開放感があります。たまたまの立ち寄りだったので入った企画展はちょっとマニアックな感じがしました。 more »It is a fashionable museum with a café and a museum shop. The ceiling also has a high sense of openness. Because it was a stop by chance, the exhibition which entered was a little geeky feeling.
藤田嗣治で訪問。 展示自体は多岐にわたり非常に勉強になりました。 一方でよくわからないのが、特別展の最後が常設展に繋がっているところ。どこから出たらよいのかわからずに迷う客が続出。案内人も、「なぜ迷うの？」といった対応で素っ気ない。 more »Visited by Tsuguharu Fujita. The exhibition itself was very diverse and very educational. On the other hand, the end of the special exhibition is connected to the permanent exhibition. There were a few customers who lost their minds without knowing where to get out. The guide said, "Why are you lost? In response, such as "Curt.
This museum has three floors of exhibition space, a small shop, and a cafe. The view from the third floor to the mountains is excellent. During my visit the exhibits included the permanent collection and a special exhibition of art and design in Vienna. The first floor has lots of space for relaxing and prove watching.
A quaint museum which takes approximately 30 minutes to go through properly, stopping and reading at every painting / print. Worth it depending on the installment at the time!
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