The National Museum of Modern Art E-Tickets Tokyo
The National Museum of Modern Art E-Tickets Tokyo
The National Museum of Modern Art E-Tickets Tokyo

The National Museum of Modern Art E-Tickets Tokyo

The National Museum of Modern Art E-Tickets Tokyo
The National Museum of Modern Art E-Tickets Tokyo
The National Museum of Modern Art E-Tickets Tokyo

Overview

The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo is the first national art museum in Japan, located near the Imperial Palace. It houses a vast collection including important cultural properties by artists such as Yokoyama Taikan and Kishida Ryusei, as well as many masterpieces covering wide range of Japanese art from the end of the 19th century. This ticket also allows you to view the "MOMAT Collection," an exhibition of approximately 200 works from the museum's collection, selected for each session.

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    The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, has one of the largest collections in Japan with over 13,000 works, including important cultural properties by Yokoyama Taikan, Hishida Shunso, Kishida Ryusei, etc. The museum has a large number of masterpieces of Japanese art from the late 19th century to today, covering a wide range of genres. The museum's collection includes many masterpieces from a wide range of genres of Japanese art ranging from the late 19th century to the present day, as well as works from overseas. During the turbulent period of Japan's rapid modernization, artists continued to search for means of expression that would truly open up a new era between traditional Japanese aesthetics and Western art of a different culture. What masterpieces were produced? Find out here. The "MOMAT Collection" (Collection Gallery, 4-2F), an exhibition of approximately 200 works selected for each session, offers visitors a glance at more than 100 years of Japanese art history. **MOMAT Collection** The "MOMAT Collection" is a huge exhibition of the museum's collection in Japan, displaying approximately 200 works from the over 13,000 works in the collection, including Japanese-style paintings, Western-style paintings, prints, sculptures, photographs, and videos, etc. It traces the flow of Japanese art since the 20th century, and the museum constantly proposes new ways to enjoy Japanese art by replacing works and holding special programs each term. **Highlights of the MOMAT Collection October 12, 2022–February 5, 2023** The highlight of this term is "Playback: Abstraction and Illusion (1953–1954)," which is arranged in Rooms 7 and 8 on the 3rd floor in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the museum. This is a powerful retrospective of the exhibition that was held at the time of the museum's first anniversary, with the use of VR and other equipment. Also on the third floor, in Room 9, is "The Gift," which sheds light on distinctive donated works from the museum's 70-year history of collecting artworks.