Thousands of goldfish in exhibition at Japan’s Art Aquarium
29 August 2020 | 9:16 am
Japan's Art Aquarium in Tokyo opens its latest goldfish exhibition, where thousands of colourful creatures splash in art forms designed by Hidetomo Kimura.
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