Archive for October 27th, 2009

National Museum of Art Osaka

The National Museum of Art Osaka or NMAO is an underground art museum located in Nakanoshima, an island that is found between the Dojima and the Tosabori Rivers in Osaka, Japan. In Japanese, it is called the Kokuritsu Kokusai Bijutsukan, which roughly translates to National Museum of International Art. Museum HistoryThe original museum was designed by architect Arata Isozaki. The site of the structure was initially constructed the Expo Art Gallery for Expo ’70. The site was later on converted in…