Alfons Mucha paintings on display at Urasoe Art Museum

Alfons Mucha paintings on display at Urasoe Art Museum

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa
The Alfons Mucha Exhibition, Flower of Art Nouveau is now being displayed at the Urasoe Art Museum. Mucha, who was born in Chech in 1860, is now recognized as one the most notable painters/designers of Art Nouveau. His  so-called “Mucha Style” still dazzles people with the exotic beauty of the women he painted and his designs with plant-like curves and patterns. This exhibition features about 400 works, including posters, ornamental panels, book illustrations, stamps and bills. His magnum opus Gismonda is also on display.   
Event: Alfons Mucha Exhibition
Date: March 17 – May 6
Time: Daily Tue-Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Last admission at 4:30 p.m. Closes at 7 p.m. on Fridays with last admission at 6:30 p.m.)
Venue: Urasoe Art Museum
Admission: 1,200 yen for adults, 1,000 yen for college and high school students, and 600 yen for middle and elementary school students.
Address: 1-9-2 Nakama Urasoe-shi, Okinawa 901-2103 (20-minute drive from Camp Foster,  15-minute drive from Camp Kinser)

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