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Thinking in Ueno

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This version of The Thinker was part of Kojiro Matsukata‘s collection and can be seen in Tokyo near the National Museum of Western Art.

Kissing in Tokyo

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Seeing people kiss in Tokyo, or anywhere in Japan, is a rather rare occurrence. Head over to Ueno in Tokyo, though, and you’ll be able to see not just any kiss but this rather famous one.

Several versions of Rodin’s sculpture can be found in the world. I’ve also seen “The Kiss” in Paris and a marble version in Copenhagen. The bronze version, pictured above, is more common.