Okamoto taro mural
Photo taken on 19th September 2010.
Perutz primera 200 film. Canon EOS 300 camera.
明日の神話 (Asu no Shinwa), “Myth of Tomorrow” by Okamoto Taro (岡本太郎）, Shibuya Mark City.
The painting is 30 meters wide and 5.5 meters tall,
depicting the moment of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima on Aug 6, 1945.
This mural was originally created in Mexico city in 1969 but went missing for some time till
it was found in a warehouse in 2003. It was then transported back to Japan for restoration.
A view of Shibuya crossing from Mark City.
You can check out more of his works at Okamoto Taro’s musuem of art in Tokyo.
How was your week?
It’s been raining for the whole day here in Tokyo.
I’m not complaining coz’ it’s getting very cooling & I’m loving it.