Daido Moriyama uses an ordinary compact camera and never stops shooting. He is one of Japan’s most celebrated photographers. In this film, Daido Moriyama “In Pictures”, we are invited into his studio and takes us on a walk around the atmospheric Shinjuku neighbourhood, his home from home in Tokyo.
In 1973, photographer William Eggleston picked up a Sony PortaPak and took to documenting the soul of Memphis and New Orleans. EXPLORE ALL WILLIAM EGGLESTON ON ASX
#21 – Daido Moriyama http://www.japansociety.org/webcast/an-evening-with-daido-moriyama Before his discussion at Japan Society and re-staging of PRINTING SHOW at Aperture Foundation in New York City, we sat down with iconic Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama to talk about his career, interests and future projects.
Misty and Jimmy Paulette in a Taxi, NYC, 1991 “People commonly think of the photographer as a voyeur, but this is my party, I’m not crashing.” Excerpt from, Phototextualities: Intersections of Photography and Narrative, University of Mexico Press, 2003 By Alex Hughes and Andrea Noble The work of the American artist Nan Goldin, […]
Frezno (All rights reserved. Images @ Tony Stamolis)
The Exhibition “William Eggleston: Paris-Kyoto” is on view at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo until August 22, 2010. http://www.haramuseum.or.jp http://www.art-it.asia/u/HaraMuseum
“In the late Sixties Eggleston turned to the use of color transparency film and photographed prolifically. William Eggleston: Introduction to Ancient and Modern By Mark Holborn William Eggleston was driving with the writer Stanley Booth from Georgia to Tennessee. It was 1978 and Eggleston had acquired an early Kodak instant camera. He started to photograph […]
Photographer Jacob Aue Sobol reflects on the three years he spent in Greenland and the traveling he did there. While his first trip was focused on documenting the culture, his second trip revolved around his girlfriend Sabine, who later became the subject of a series of photographs.
From Eggleston in the Real World.
Looking at Eggleston’s Before Color pictures, newly reborn, requires an odd energy of de-colorization. By Tim Davis For years, Tod Papageorge, the head of the Photography Department at the Yale University School of Art, would begin student critiques of color pictures with the question, “Why color?” Color was an aesthetic choice and Papageorge felt […]
Exhibition catalog from Japan, Daido Moriyama – On The Road. ASX CHANNEL: Daido Moriyama