Nara City Museum of Photography, Nara

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Irie Taikichi Memorial Museum of Photography Nara City (入江泰吉記念奈良市写真美術館, Irie Taikichi Kinen Nara-shi Shashin Bijutsukan) opened in Nara, Japan, in 1992. Located near Shin-Yakushi-ji and designed by Kishō Kurokawa, the Museum was formerly known as the Nara City Museum of Photography (奈良市写真美術館). The collection includes the complete oeuvre of Irie Taikichi (1905 – 1992), some 80,000 works; a set of 1,025 Meiji and Taishō glass plates by Kudō Risaburō (工藤利三郎) (1848 – 1929) that are a Registered Tangible Cultural Property; and photographs by Tsuda Yōho (津田洋甫) (1923 – 2014).
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  • It's a bit of a walk from the main sites, but well worth it. There were two excellent exhibits and the building itself is contemplative and beautifully done. There was also a bird exhibit possibly...  more »
  • Friends who live nearby delight in taking us to see this photography museum. Now, photography museums are fairly rare, and ones done right (not too cramped or too artsy) are very hard to find. This...  more »
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