The 1960s and 70s were an important era for photobooks as a mode of expression in Japan. Photographs were shown in printed book format instead of as individual photographic print which is a common practice today. The photobook has been central to the development of Japanese photography, particularly in its postwar phase. In this publication, 40 photobooks from the 1960s and 70s were selected to introduce a previously invisible history. Each book is accompanied by an in-depth explanatory text, and information such as names of editors, publishers and art directors.
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Onsite

Location code REFL.KAR6
Language

English

Keywords

photographyart historyJapan

Publication/Creation date

2009

Edition

1

No of pages

240

ISBN / ISSN

9781597110945

No of copies

1

Chapter headings
Introduction

- Ryuichi KANEKO

The Japanese Photobook: Toward an Immediate Media

- Ivan VARTANIAN

Photography in Print: An Interview with Daido Moriyama
Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and '70s
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Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and '70s, 日本寫真集史60-70年代

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