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Ohara Museum of Art

1-1-15 Chuo, Kurashiki 710-8575, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-422-0005
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1-1-15 Chuo, Kurashiki 710-8575, Okayama Prefecture
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"el greco"
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"main building"
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"pollock"
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"amazing collection"
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"andy warhol"
in 3 reviews
"woodblock prints"
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"van gogh"
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"on display"
in 5 reviews
"western style"
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"high quality"
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"separate buildings"
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"impressionist era"
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"unexpected location"
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"museum of art"
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"several buildings"
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"two hours"
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"old town"
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

This is really excellent. It’s like the Noah’s ark of European impressionists. There’s a Monet, Sisley, Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir, even right up to including Andy Warhol . The main gallery is quite extensive plus there are two other galleries mainly of Asian art included...More

Thank YvonneT
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

I had never heard of Kojima Torajiro until I walked into this museum. Now he is one of my favorite impressionist artists. Not only was he a brilliant painter, but with the backing of his patron, he assembled an amazing collection of European art by...More

Thank Barbara W
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Although we are not serious art buffs, we enjoyed the exhibits tremendously. The very well curated collection of classics to modern art was displayed very effectively in a lovely mansion. It was not crowded when we visited which made for a very conducive environment. The...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

A lot has already been said about this place and all good. I call it a place as it is collection of buildings which in themselves are an attraction and the gardens hold the Japanese beauty of small but complex as with each step across...More

1  Thank GrantTaylor25
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

This art museum is spread over 3 separate buildings in the small town of Kurashiki in Western Japan. We did not visit the main gallery of western art as we wanted to see Japanese art. There is a Japanese art section of older art and...More

Thank bala793
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I was surprised at the size and breadth of the collection. I think anyone with even the slightest interest in art of any sort will be able to find pieces they'll find attractive and engaging. I was especially pleased to see so many paintings by...More

Thank thomoto
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

If you happen to be in Kurashiki, what itself has a nice old area called Bikan to wander around, definitely visit the Ohara museum. The founder of the museum Ohara hired the professional artist Kojima to collect distinguished pieces of Western art in the early...More

3  Thank endis
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

So a couple of Japanese locals establish a gallery which support local art and culture and manage to fund aquisition of major artist work including Modigliano, Monet, Rodin, an Andy Warhol print, Jackson Pollock and a couple of Picasso's (not his best in my opinion...More

Thank pharaohgnomes
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Walk along the canal in the old town of Kurashiki until you reach the Ohara Musem of Art. Enjoy the western artists on display, such as El Greco, Renoir, Matisse, Gauguin and Monet. We had been to the Old Town before and enjoyed it, but...More

2  Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I went to this museum mainly for its Impressionist collection, which is really good. I also enjoyed the other sections of the museum, including traditional Japanese crafts and antiquities from East Asia and the Middle East. The building the Japanese crafts are housed in is...More

2  Thank Selsy
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