Tokyo: Getsuyo sha, 2021.
Hardcover in shipping box
SIGNED. 832 pp , 1018 plates , 302 × 222 × 60 mm
Huge publication consisting of 930 early photographs by Daido Moriyama from the collection of the Tokyo Polytechnic University Shadai Gallery taken in the first twenty years of his career. Beginning with his oldest existing print from 1960 and ending around the publication of Moriyama’s photobook “Light and Shadow” in 1982, the book explores, in an unprecedented depth including many previously unpublished photographs, the early work of one of Japan’s greatest and most influential photographers. Forewords by Daido Moriyama and Hiroaki Yoshino as well as texts by designer Satoshi Machiguchi and publisher Yutaka Kambayashi, with detailed information on each image as well as a chronologic overview of Moriyama’s career. Item #21044