Bridgestone Museum of Art
Entrance of museum
The museum collects, houses, and preserves a collection of art which include Impressionists, Post-Impressionists and twentieth-century art by Japanese, European and American artists. Ceramic works from Ancient Greece are also featured.
History[change | edit source]
In 50 years, the collection has expanded. In 1980, the Museum gained international attention when it purchased Pablo Picasso's Saltimbanque Seated with Arms Crossed. In 1987, the Museum bought Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Mlle Georgette Charpentier Seated.
Collection[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Museums" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 671-673.
- Dunn, Michael. "Bridgestone Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary," The Japan Times, May 4, 2006; retrieved 2012-2-8.
- Bridgestone Museum of Art, History; retrieved 2012-2-8.
- Bridgestone Museum of Art, Mission; retrieved 2012-2-8.
- Reif, Rita. "A Picasso Goes For $3 Million At Record Sale," New York Times. May 13, 1980; retrieved 2012-2-8.
- Chira, Susan. "Art Inc.," New York Times. May 3, 1987; retrieved 2012-2-8.
- Aoki, Shigeru, 1882-1911; Tōkyō Bunkazai Kenkyūjo; Ishibashi Bijutsukan (2005) (in Japanese), Aoki Shigeru "Umi no sachi" = Aoki Shigeru, A good catch / Tōkyō ̄Bunkazai Kenkyūjo, Ishibashi Zaidan Ishibashi Bijutsukan hen, Chuo koron bijutsu shuppan
- "Aoki Shigeru, A Good Catch". Tokyo Art Beat. http://www.tokyoartbeat.com/event/2005/FA48.en. Retrieved 2012-07-12.
Other websites[change | edit source]
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- Bridgestone Museum of Art website (English), (Japanese)
- Google Art Project: Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation