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Naruto Park, Naruto-cho,
Naruto-shi, Tokushima 772-0053

Three Exhibition Methods

There are more than 1000 masterpieces. In order for visitors to have a more enjoyable and meaningful experience of Western art at the Otsuka Museum of Art, the exhibits are categorized into three unique exhibition methods. (1) Historical Reconstruction (2) Historical Development and (3) Thematic Section.
Reproducing the whole room! Dynamic Historical Reconstruction
Three dimensional exhibits with a presence never before experienced where rooms with mural paintings from ancient remains or a church were reproduced exactly as they are.
・Sistine Chapel ceiling/Vatican

・(Upper left) Scrovegni Chapel/Padua, Italy

・Murals of Saint-Martin / Nohant-Vic, France

・(Lower left) Villa dei Misteri/Pompeii, Italy

・Monet's Water Lilies/Musee de l'Orangerie, France

Understanding the transition of Western Art History! Historical Development
The exhibitions were displayed in the historical order from the Antiquity to the 20th Century so that visitors will be able to see the transition.
・Antiquity/Almost 130 pieces of Greek vase paintings, Pompeii murals, and Mosaic paintings

・The Middle Ages/Almost 100 pieces of icons and murals paintings

・Renaissance/Almost 140 paintings by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael

・Baroque/Almost 120 paintings by Rembrandt, Velazquez and Goya

・Modern/330 paintings by Turner, Millet, Renoir, Gogh, Cezanne, Gaughin, and Munch

・20th Century/100 paintings by Picasso, Miro and Dali

Feel the difference in how the paintings were expressed! Thematic Section
Self-Portraits by Rembrandt
This exhibition displays the works of fundamental and universal subjects for us over the ages. You can compare the difference in how Masters in various time periods expressed themselves.
・Pictorial Space
・Pleasure of the Feast
・Trompe l'oeil (Optical illusion)
・The Family
・The Femme Fatale
・Life and Death
・(Left photo) Self- Portraits by Rembrandt
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