The architecture of this museum is definitely modern but its designer Kishio Kurokawa managed to construct an aesthetically ... More
Nara City Museum of Photography
The architecture of this museum is definitely modern but its designer Kishio Kurokawa managed to construct an aesthetically pleasing building which blends in well with the backdrop of Nara. Dedicated to the noteworthy photographer, Taikichi Irie, whose motifs of Buddhist images and scenery of Nara spanned about 50 years, this museum is a memorial to him. The permanent collection was donated to the city by Irie. Exhibitions are held periodically.
The legacy of the Great Buddha and the Todai ji itself are reflections of Japan's admiration of the T'ang dynasty.
During the Nara era, the state used Buddhism to make a power statement. The Great Buddha Hall (Daibutsu den) ...
Located in the center of historic Liberty Park, the Chase Home presents contemporary Utah folk art such as ranch craft,
Native American and ethnic craft, textiles and more. Its archives of books, recordings and photographs are available by appointment. ...
This is certainly a fitting name for this museum, as many items on display were pirated from the Forbidden Palace
in the People's Republic of China. There is a bountiful collection of paintings, bronzes, oracle bones, porcelains, jewelry and ...