Shomei Tomatsu

Shomei Tomatsu

prostitute by shomei tomatsu

Shomei Tomatsu

Prostitute, 1957

o. t. (hateruma-jima, okinawa), aus der serie

Shomei Tomatsu

o. T. (Hateruma-jima, Okinawa), aus der Serie "The Pencil of the Sun", 1971

Saturday, March 13, 2010Saturday, April 17, 2010

Cologne, Germany


Freitag, 12. März, 2010, 18 - 21 Uhr
mit einer Einführung von Ferdinand Brüggemann

13. März - 17. April 2010

Galerie Priska Pasquer is pleased to announce the first solo exhibiton of the Japanese photographer Shomei Tomatsu in Germany. Shomei Tomatsu (*1930) is widely considered the most important figure in Japanese postwar photography. Tomatsu's photographs are examining, in an absolutely personal and unique vision, the changes in the Japanese society since the 1950s. They provide a candid look at the aftereffects of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, the influence of American military and popular culture, and the impact of the post-1960s economic boom in Japan. The exhibition will show a selection of works from late 1950s to the early 1970s.