Tokyo / Paris, with a stopover in Giverny, the masterpieces of the Bridgestone Museum of Art exhibited at the Orangerie Museum
While awaiting construction of a new building to house its amazing collections, the Bridgestone Museum of Art in Tokyo has sent some of the masterpieces it holds to the Orangerie Museum for a once in a lifetime temporary exhibition.
These items from the world-famous collection reflect the artistic tastes of three generations of the Ishibashi industrial dynasty. The founder of the Bridgestone company, Shojiro Ishibashi, distinguished himself very early on by his passion for the arts, beginning his collection in the late 1930s.
One of the focal points of the exhibition will be the permanent link between works, buyers and the history of modern Japan.
Here we can see how a private love for art is transformed into a collection available to all the public. Pride of place is given to the Impressionists, as well as abstraction in the post-war art scenes of the east and the west, from Monet to Renoir and from Caillebotte to Cézanne and Matisse, Picasso, Pollock and Shiraga. Exceptional.
Tokyo-Paris; Masterpieces of the Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation Collection at the Musée de L'Orangerie, until August 21st, 2017
Less than 20 minutes from the Hotel Fabric
Jardin des Tuileries / Place de la Concorde, Paris 1st
Open every day except Tuesday, from 9:00 to 18:00
Photo: Tokyo-Paris; Masterpieces of the Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation Collection