Monday, March 15, 2010

Shomei Tomatsu

Shomei Tomatsu Shomei Tomatsu at at Galerie Priska Pasquer in Cologne. "...Galerie Priska Pasquer is pleased to present the first ever exhibition in Germany to be devoted exclusively to the works of Japanese photographer Shomei Tomatsu. Shomei Tomatsu (*1930) is widely considered the most important figure in Japanese postwar photography.
Tomatsu's photographs are examining, in an absolutely personal and unique vision, the changes in the Japanese society since the 1950s. They provide a candid look at the aftereffects of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, the influence of American military and popular culture, and the impact of the post-1960s economic boom in Japan. The exhibition will show a selection of works from late 1950s to the early 1970s."


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