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Daido Moriyama: t-82 [Paperback]

By Daido Moriyama (Photographer)
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In 2006, Powershovel Books initiated a public art event by handing out "toy cameras" to anyone and everyone who would take one, and exhibiting a selection of the resulting photographs. (The "toy camera" in question was a Polga, a hybrid Holga camera that used Polaroid film.) One of the participants was the legendary Japanese street photographer, Daido Moriyama--and it is that series of darkly poetic photographs that this book so lovingly collects, offering a more-tranquil-than-usual walk around Tokyo, with the distinctive details of the urban landscape that only Moriyama could capture. The peculiar photographic qualities of the Polga add a unique taste and some layers of diffused grays to the timeless art of Daido Moriyama. Daido Moriyama was born near Osaka in 1938. In 1960, he moved to Tokyo to join the eminent photographers` group VIVO, whose members include Shomei Tomatsu. Since then he has collaborated with other prominent Japanese photographers including Eikoh Hosoe and Araki. Retrospectives of his work have appeared at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among other important international venues. He continues to live and work in Tokyo.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   158
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 9.5" Height: 9.25"
Weight:   1.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2007
Publisher   PowerShovelBooks
ISBN  4434085085  
ISBN13  9784434085086  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Daido Moriyama was born near Osaka in 1938. He now lives and works in Tokyo. In 1960, Moriyama moved to Tokyo to join the eminent photographers' group VIVO. Since then he has collaborated with many prominent Japanese photographers including Eikoh Hosoe and Noboyushi Araki. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential living photographers in the world.

Daido Moriyama was born in 1938.

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