A Guide to Kanagawa Museums
Updated: Apr 7, 2020
The museum has wide range of collections. Western style painting: Yuichi Takahashi, Tetsugoro Yorozu, Ryusei Kishida, Harue Koga, Shunsuke Matsumoto, etc. Japanese style painting: Tamako Kataoka, Makoto Mikami, Masayoshi Nakamura, Hoshun Yamaguchi, etc. Many other pieces of photography and sculpture.
The museum has a large collection of art from the late 19 th century through to the present day, including Dali, Magritte, Cézanne, Picasso, as well as works by artists who have been associated with Yokohama since the end of Edo period and through the Meiji period. As Yokohama is one of the birthplaces of photography in Japan, we are also proud of having a significant collection of photography.
The museum collects Rimpa artworks including Tawaraya Sotatsu, Ogata Korin and others. It has the best collections in Japan of Chinese ceramics. It also has great lacquer ware collections.
The museum has120 masterpieces by famous modern and contemporary sculptors, and also has Picasso Pavillion.
The museum has wide collection of Western paintings, Japanese paintings and sculptures including Monet, Renoir, Picasso, Yokoyama Taikan, Kishida Ryusei, Okada Saburosuke, etc.
The museum focuses on collecting the quintessence of modern nihonga ― Japanese-style paintings of our age including Yamamoto Kyujin, Hirayama Ikuo, etc.
The Taro Okamoto Museum of Art mainly collects and preserves the works of Taro Okamoto, and his parents Kanoko and Ippei.