Spring Festival in The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
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The museum’s collection gallery displays 200 works from its collection of more than 13,000 works–mainly masterpieces of modern Japanese art. You can learn of the 20th-century history of Japanese art from works on display with English explanations. In the once-a-year cherry blossom season, it features Kawai Gyokudo’s Parting Spring, a masterpiece depicting cherry blossoms (Important Cultural Property), Atomi Gyokushi’s Scroll of Cherry Blossoms showing more than forty species such as the weeping cherry; prints by Kawase Hasui and others; and Kamaga Toshiko’s kimono, Field in Spring.
The museum is conveniently located for those visiting the Imperial Palace, and a must-see place particularly in spring when cherry blossoms are in full bloom. You can view Japanese paintings acclaimed as masterpieces along with cherry blossoms, thereby enjoying Japan’s graceful spring.