9788857200613-8857200612-Daido Moriyama: The World through My Eyes

Daido Moriyama: The World through My Eyes

ISBN-13: 9788857200613
ISBN-10: 8857200612
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Skira
Format: Hardcover 440 pages
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ISBN-13: 9788857200613
ISBN-10: 8857200612
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication date: 2010
Publisher: Skira
Format: Hardcover 440 pages

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Acknowledged author wrote Daido Moriyama: The World through My Eyes comprising 440 pages back in 2010. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 8857200612 and 9788857200613. Since then Daido Moriyama: The World through My Eyes textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 8.14 or rent at the marketplace.

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A broad monograph devoted to one of the preeminent names in contemporary Japanese photography. Moriyama's photography is provocative, both for the form it takes (Moriyama's photographs may be dirty, blurry, overexposed or scratched) and for its content. The viewer's experience of the photo--whether it captures a place, a person, a situation or an atmosphere--is the central thrust in his work, which vividly and directly conveys the artist's emotions. The approximately 200 black-and-white images sketch out an original perspective on Japanese society, especially during the period from the 1950s to the '70s. During this time, he produced a collection of photographs -- Nippon gekijo shashincho -- which showed darker sides of urban life and relatively unknown parts of cities. In them, he attempted to show what was being left behind during the technological advances and increased industrialization in much of Japanese society. His work was often stark and contrasting within itself--one image could convey an array of senses; all without using color. His work was jarring, yet symbiotic to his own fervent lifestyle. In addition, the artist has included a number of photos shot in the past decade to complete this volume.

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