Home > Entertainment > Art
  print button email button

Thursday, June 14, 2012

KANTO

"From Renaissance to Rococo: Four Centuries of European Drawing, Painting and Sculpture"

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WESTERN ART


By TOMOHIRO OSAKI
Staff writer

News photo
"Saint John the Baptist" (ca 1480), Ercole de' Roberti © STAATLICHE MUSEEN ZU BERLIN

The 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany also brought about a merging of art collections in the East and West. At the heart of the capital city's art culture are the Berlin State Museums — 17 museums overseen by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Co-organized with the Berlin museums, this show covers 400 years of European art —from the 15th to 18th century. Included in the 107 artworks, are paintings, sketches and sculpture by artists such as Michelangelo and Johannes Vermeer; till Sept. 17.


The National Museum of Western Art; (03) 5777-8600; 7-7, Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo; Ueno Station. JR Yamanote Line. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ¥1,500. Closed Mon. www.nmwa.go.jp/jp/index.html.





Other arts this week



Back to Top

About us |  Work for us |  Contact us |  Privacy policy |  Link policy |  Registration FAQ
Advertise in japantimes.co.jp.
This site has been optimized for modern browsers. Please make sure that Javascript is enabled in your browser's preferences.
The Japan Times Ltd. All rights reserved.