Daido Moriyama


Contemporary Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama (b.1938) has made a radical impact on the photographic world in both Japan and in the West


Kazuo Nishii


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Overview
  • Contemporary Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama (b.1938) has made a radical impact on the photographic world in both Japan and in the West
  • His snapshot aesthetic and no-viewfinder style have succeeded in challenging the medium's prevailing orthodoxies
  • Moriyama was a member of the famous PROVOKE magazine, and a lecturer and theorist, influencing the new generation of Japanese photographers
  • This monograph documents the development of Moriyama's photography through a chronologically presented sequence of 55 images
  • An introductory essay provides a fresh perspective on Moriyama’s life and work
  • Includes iconic images as well as less well known works


 

About the author(s)
Kazuo Nishii is a film and photography critic. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Japanese photography magazine Camera Mainichi from 1983 to 1985, and has written several books, including Why Still 'Provoke' Now? (1996)


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