Eikoh Hosoe, Simon: A Private Landscape

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Tags: Black & White, Cityscape • Urbanscape, Figurative, People

About the artist

CHRONOLOGY 1933 Born,  the second son of a Buddhist priest, in Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture in Japan. Grows up in Tokyo.1947 Adopts the name “Eikoh” as a symbolic gesture to acknowledge the new era in Japan. 1952 Enrolls at the Tokyo College of Photography. 1956 First solo exhibition, An American girl in Tokyo, at the Konishiroku … continue reading

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