Over the weekend, AM had the opportunity to check out the Daido Moriyama exhibition that just closed at PRISM in Los Angeles. The collection of photographs from the renowned Japanese photographer are examples of his typical black and white images that have been lauded as being influential in how the world viewed the cultural transition of life in Japan after World War II. Take a look at more snaps below… Discuss Daido Moriyama here.
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Renowned Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama, whose work we last saw at a Tate Modern retrospective in 2012 (covered), will be showing in Los Angeles next month. Working typically with grainy black & white images that display the cultural changes in the Land of the Rising Sun after World War II, Moriyama’s work was influential in shaping how the world perceived Japan in the 1960s and onwards. The opening reception for the exhibition, which brings together a selection of pieces that span his career, is scheduled for July 12th […]
The Tate Modern in London recently brought together William Klein (New York) and Daido Moriyama (Tokyo), two of the most iconic photograpers and film-makers of the 20th century, for an excellent retrospective. Experimental photography, film, graphic design and the role of the photo book are the main focus of both artists. With their blurred and grainy style of photography they were able capture some poignant moments of street photography which became the benchmark for future generations in contemporary photography. While visiting the exhibition, don’t miss out on Klein’s […]