The Nichido Gallery in Paris was opened in 1973. It presents exhibitions of contemporary artists. In Japan, it has existed since 1928, which has enabled it to promote many cultural exchanges by organizing exhibitions of its artists from Paris to Japan and to hold exhibitions of Japanese artists in Paris. In Japan, it was one of the first Japanese galleries to present Western painting (oil painting). Nichido Gallery created a new art market in Japan. The painter Foujita presented his works in Japan at the Nichido Gallery. The Nichido Gallery shows works from the impressionist era to contemporary art whether it is European, Japanese or American.
In 1973, the Kasama Nichido Museum opened in Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, 120 km east of Tokyo. The museum permanently contains French works from Impressionism to the present day, American and Japanese works in the style of Western painting, as well as three hundred and sixty palettes by famous artists.
The museum organizes temporary exhibitions of great masters such as Matisse, Chagall, Renoir and Picasso, as well as exhibitions of contemporary artists. The visitor can discover around the museum a permanent exhibition located in the open air and dedicated to sculpture.
Mme Takako Hasegawa Poupel
Tel. 01 42 66 62 86
Tuesday to Saturday from 10:30 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 7 pm
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