The late artist Taro Okamoto's largest work “Myth of Tomorrow" (Asu no shinwa) adorns a wall at Shibuya Mark City near JR Shibuya Station in Tokyo. The mural, which is 30 meters wide and 5.5 meters tall, symbolizes the moment of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on Aug 6, 1945, and was created in Mexico City between 1968 and 1969. It had been missing until it was found in 2003 by Okamoto's wife in a yard for building materials in Mexico City. The restoration was completed in 2006 and the mural was transferred from the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, to Shibuya Mark City for permanent public exhibition. The mural is installed on the wall of a walk-through of the Keio Inokashira Line’s Shibuya Station and will have a guard during commuter hours to prevent vandals defacing it.© Japan Today
Okamoto's A-bomb mural
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