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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Hori Art Museum Nagoya


The Hori Art Museum in Nagoya is on the "Cultural Path" route and is close to the Futaba Museum, the former house of actress Sadayakko Kawakami and industrialist Momosuke Fukuzawa.

The Hori Art Museum displays both western style and Japanese style 20th century art by Japanese artists. The Hori Art Museum has works by among others Migishi Setsuko (1905-1999), Fujita Tsuguharu (1886-1968), Oka Shikanosuke (1898-1978), Umemura Shoko (1902-2000), Kondo Koichiro (1884-1962) and Umehara Yuzaburo (1888-1986).

The Hori Art Museum has a modern, spacious interior which sets off the works of art well.

Hori Art Museum
4-4-2, Chikaramachi
Tel: 052 979 5717
Hours: 12.30pm-5pm; closed Monday
Admision 1,000 yen

The nearest subway station is Takaoka on the Sakuradori Line. Visitors can get a reduction of 200 yen on admission with a Do-Nichi Eco-Kippu travel card valid on Saturdays and Sundays (and the 8th of the month) on Nagoya's subway and costing only 600 yen.

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