Le Journal de la Photographie
Le Journal de la Photographie offers daily coverage of everything photographic, from top-notch photo reportages to photographer profiles; from exhibitions to shows, prints, fashion, publications, fairs, adver- tising, auctions, and more.
Daido Moriyama | 1000 Words
enown for his urgent, blurry photographs of street scenes, experimental approaches to printed matter and vast dissemination of images, Daido Moriyama has in effect been working on a room in his own apartment since the 1970s. These intimate, black and white photographs, with their strong erotic undertones, offer a glimpse into Moriyama’s daily life. Mixing […]
Gritty Photos of Japan’s Red-Light and Commercial District
Burning car crashes, male geishas, stray dogs like wolves, girls running through rubble — since the 1960s, noted photographer Daidō Moriyama has been shooting gritty, high contrast, black-and-white images in Japan’s Shinjuku district iconic.…
Hokkaido, Japon, 1978 série Northern by Daido Moriyama on artnet
View Hokkaido, Japon, 1978 série Northern by Daido Moriyama on artnet. Browse more artworks Daido Moriyama from Polka Galerie.
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Photographer Profile ~ Daido Moriyama
Born in Ikeda, Osaka, Daidō Moriyama studied photography under Takeji Iwamiya before moving to Tokyo in 1961 to work as an assistant to Eikoh Hosoe. He produced a collection of photographs, Nippon gekijō shashinchō, which showed the darker sides of urban life and the less-seen parts of cities. In them, he attempted to show how life in certain areas was being left behind the other industrialised parts. In Shinjuku, Tokyo, corporate salarymen and government officials share the streets with…