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Arts

MFA exhibit tours Japan, will not be seen in Boston

FUKUOKA, Japan — It is news to make a Bostonian proud: the city’s great Museum of Fine Arts sends its incomparable collection of Japanese masterpieces on a 15-month tour of Japan. The works are rapturously received by more than a million people in four venues.

The only bad part? The people of Boston have been shut out of the party.

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