Daido Moriyama Catalogue
Daido Moriyama
Chronology
1938
On October 10, Daido (Hiromichi) Moriyama is born in Ikeda-cho (now Ikeda-shi), Osaka, Japan.
 
1961
In March, Moriyama moves to Tokyo, to join the eminent photographers' group VIVO, whose members include Shomei Tomatsu. The group is about to disband, and Eikoh Hosoe takes Moriyama on as an assistant. The following year Moriyama assists in the production of Hosoe's series "Ordeal by Roses".
 
1964
Moriyama started his career as a freelance photographer, frequently photographing the area of the American base in Yokosuka, Japan.

Became friends with Takuma Nakahira at this time.

 
1967
New Artist Award from the Japan Photo Critics Association.
 
1971
Visited New York for the first time with Tadanori Yokoo.
 
1978
Three month summer stay in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan.
 
1983
Photographer of the Year Award, the Photographic Society of Japan.
 
1987
Opened his private gallery 'room.801', Tokyo, Japan.
 
1992
Closed Foto Daido.
 
1994
Joined the members organizing the private gallery Place M, Shinjuku, Japan.
 
1996
Produced Seiryu Inoue Exhibition at Konica Plaza, Tokyo, with Koh Inose.

Nihon Keizai Shimbun features Moriyama's photo essay (Women in photographs from autumn).

 
2003
Mainichi Art Award.
 
2004
Der Kulturpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Photographie (The Culture Prize of the German Society for Photography).
 
2011
Lecture: "An Evening with Daido Moriyama," Japan Society, New York, New York. November 3, 2011, 6:30pm (with Christopher Phillips).
 
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