Eikoh Hosoe  (Japanese, 1933) 

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Eikoh Hosoe Biography
1933   Born in Yonezawa, Yamagata, Japan
1951   Fuji Photo Contest, for his work Poddie Jawoski
1960   Photographer of the Year Award, the Most Promising Photographer Award from the Japan Photo Critics Association, Fuji Photo Contest
Selected Exhibitions
2010   “Eikoh Hosoe“, Galerie Photo4, Paris, France (solo)
2006   “The World of Eikoh Hosoe, Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1991   “Man and Woman in Photographs in Japan 1955-1965“, Yamaguchi Prefectural Museum, Japan (solo)
1991   “Ordeal by Roses“, Innovation dans la Photographie japonaise dans les années 1960“, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1990   “Eikoh Hosoe: Meta“, Houston Foto Fest, USA
1985   Tous les travaux de “The Ordeal by Roses“, the Burden Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1984   “Eikoh Hosoe: Zen and Transcendence“, (travaux d’Ordeal by Roses, Kamaitachi, Embrace et The Cosmos of Gaudi), Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy(solo)
1983   Exposition pour la réouverture de The Light Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1982   “Hosoe Eikoh Retrospective 1960-1980“, Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France (solo)
1982   “35 Pioneers of ost-war Economic Growth in Japan“, the Fuji Photo Salon, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
1982   “Hosoe Eikoh Retrospective 1960-1980“, the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA (solo)
1982   “Hosoe Eikoh: Kamaitachi and Selected Photographic Books“ ,the Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, USA (solo)
1982   “The Human Figure, 1960-1980“, the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, Rochester, USA (solo)
1980   “Ordeal by Roses“ and “Kamaitachi“ FNAC Forum, Paris, France (solo) (travalling exhibition: Anvers, Belgium / Zürich and Basel, Switzerland)
1979   “Eikoh Hosoe“ et “Kamaitachi“, the Silver Image Gallery, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA (solo) (travalling exhibition: Salzburg, Austria / Lausanne, Switzerland)
Literature
1984   The Ordeal by Roses, new edition published by Shueisha, Tokyo
1982   Human Body, published by Nihon Geijutsu Shuppansha
1971   Embrace, published by Shashin Hyoronsha
1968   Sweet Life, published by Tokyo Photographic College Publications, Japan
1963   Killed by Roses, published by Shueisha, Tokyo
1961   Yukio Mishima, a book of critical essays
1955   35mm Snaps by Kogaso