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Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art

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A lovely art museum with paintings by Ikuo

This museum is dedicated to one painter whose dream was for peace His most famous painting is... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Rifky K
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Small museum, but amazing art

I was on the Shimanami Kaido Cycling road and met an older Japanese guy on the road who strongly... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Jiraiya48
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Cham, Switzerland
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25 Jun 2018
“A lovely art museum with paintings by Ikuo”
2 May 2018
“Hard to Rate Given Everyone's Personal Taste”
About
Hirayama Ikuo was born in Setoda-chō, Hiroshima Prefecture in 1930 (in the fifth year of the Showa Era) where he spent his childhood in the region richly endowed with nature. Mystical tide and ultramarine oceans of the island had strong influence...more
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200-2 Setodacho Sawa, Onomichi 722-2413, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is dedicated to one painter whose dream was for peace His most famous painting is called “the caravan of peace” His paintings are lovely, the museum is lovely and quaint He was suvived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945 and suffered from...More

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幸野, 学芸員 at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018
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Rifky Kさま ご来館をありがとうございます。 また、平山郁夫の芸術と美術館へのお褒めの言葉をありがとうございます。...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

This location is pretty much a monument to a single artist. It is a small museum. The works are well presented. There is limited signage. You might love his art. For me it was so so. There is a lot to spend time on in...More

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幸野, 学芸員 at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018
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Trek-Alwaysさま ご来館をありがとうございました。案内表示が不十分で申し訳ございません。 充実させていきたいと...

Reviewed 30 May 2017

I was on the Shimanami Kaido Cycling road and met an older Japanese guy on the road who strongly recommended to check out this museum. I already read before about it, but I'm actually not a big art enthusiast and didn't plan to visit it....More

1  Thank Jiraiya48
幸野, 学芸員 at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017
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Jiraiya48さま ご来館いただきましてありがとうございます。 おっしゃる通り小さな美術館ですが、平山画伯の幼少から...More

Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

We paid a visit as one of excuse to come across the Shimanami Kaido (しまなみ海道)。The museum has some great collection of Hirayama Kunio. Another great tip is the cafe attached inside the museum. The confectionary set is amazing; they serve the local lemon flavored cake...More

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幸野, 学芸員 at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016
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TokyoTrotterさま ご来館をありがとうございます。平山画伯の作品を楽しんでいただけて嬉しく思います。 また、レ...More

Reviewed 14 March 2016

I visited the Hirayama Ikuo museum while riding part of the Shimanami Kaido cycle route from Onomichi to the ferry terminal in Setoda. Kosanji Temple and the Hirayama Ikuo museum are virtually next door to each other and make for an interesting stop. Hirayama Ikuo...More

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幸野, 学芸員 at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2016
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しまなみ海道のサイクリングの途中に立ち寄ってくださいましてありがとうございました。仰るとおり、平山郁夫は中学生の時の被爆...More

Reviewed 4 June 2015

Mr.Ikuo Hirayma was born in this island and was a very famous real touch paintings. Here you can see his masterpieces of Silk Road series and Shimanami Kaido(this area) series. I was impressed how nice he painted when he was only 10-11. I could feel...More

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幸野, 学芸員 at Hirayama Ikuo Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2015
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ご来館いただきましてありがとうございます。 平山画伯の幼少、しまなみ海道、シルクロードの作品を楽しんでいただけまして嬉...More

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