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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Osaka National Museum of Art

国立国際美術館

Osaka National Museum of Art (NMAO) in the Nakanoshima area of Osaka was originally the Expo Museum of Fine Arts in Expo '70 Commemorative Park in Suita and opened as a museum in 1977 before moving to Nakanoshima in 2004.

Osaka National Museum of Art (NMAO), Nakanoshima


The Osaka National Museum of Art has a collection of over 6,000 works of 20th and 21st century artists both Japanese and foreign such as Yayoi Kusama, Yoshitomo Nara, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Marcel Duchamp, Giorgio Morandi and Andy Warhol. In addition the museum has a large collection of contemporary photography and over 300 sculptures.

Osaka National Museum of Art (NMAO)


Osaka National Museum of Modern Art
4-2-55 Nakanoshima
Kita-ku
Osaka
530-0005
Tel: 06 6447 4680
Closed Monday

Access

The Osaka National Museum of Art is a short stroll southwest from Watanabebashi Station (Exit 2) on the Keihan Nakanoshima Line and 10 minutes west from Higobashi Station (Exit 3) on the Yotsubashi Subway Line.
Google map of the Osaka National Museum of Art

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