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Friday, 17th October 2008
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Tokyo museum hosts Giotto di Bondone art exhibition

Fans of early Italian art can enjoy an exhibition of work by Giotto di Bondone at a Tokyo museum.

Entitled From Giotto to Early Renaissance Painting from Florence, the exhibition is taking place at the Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art.

Bondone was a prolific artist who worked during the 13th and 14th centuries, reports Tokyo Art Beat.

The exhibition consists of four works by the artist, in addition to photo panels of Bondone's representative church murals.

Art enthusiasts who want to learn more about the works will be able to attend talk events and scheduled workshops.

The Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art also contains work by the likes of Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Paul Cezanne.

Visitors can visit the Bondone exhibition until November 9th.

Location: Five minutes walk from the West Exit of JR Shinjuku Station on the Marunouchi Line or Shinjuku-Nishiguchi station on the Toei Oedo line.