HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY between 1920 and 1945

  • I) Japanese Photography between 1920 and 1945
  • II) Photographers between 1920 and 1945 excluding Japanese photographers in Japan
  • III) Photographers appeared in annuals between 1920 and 1945



    October 4, 2009:

    Yasuzo NOJIMA Photographs (NOJIMA Yasuzo Shashin-shu)

    NOJIMA's first photography monograph was published by AKAAKA ART PUBLISHING (AKAAKA-SHA) in July 2009.
    The editors of this book are Ivan Vartanian and Kyoko WADA.
    The price is 4200 Japanese yen (plus 5% consumption tax if you purchase this book in Japan) and ISBN is 978-4-903545-43-1.
    Yasuzo NOJIMA (1889-1964) is one of the most notable photographers among Japanese photographers active before WWII.
    This book covers NOJIMA's works for all of his life and includes 119 reproductions of NOJIMA's photographs and his biography and a long essay written by Ms. Yuri MITSUDA, the Shoto MUseum of Art.
    Unfortunately, no English translations are available in this book.

    For more information, please contact AKAAKA ART PUBLISHING directly,
    Phone: +81-3-5620-1475
    Fax: +81-3-5620-1479
    E-mail: info@akaaka.com
    Mail Address: 2-5-10 Shirakawa, Koto-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN, 135-0021
    URL: http://www.akaaka.com

    NOTE: AKAAKA ART PUBLISHING is a newly-rising art-book publisher in Japan founded in 2006 and, as one example of their recent activities, participated in Paris Photo 2008.
    NOTE2: NOJIMA's exhibition was held between July 28 and August 23, 2009 at the Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and has been held between September 29 and November 15, 2009 at the Shoto Museum of Art. As to this exhibition, please refer to the following URL,

  • The Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (both in Japanese and English): http://www.momak.go.jp/Japanese/exhibitionArchive/2009/375.html and http://www.momak.go.jp/English/exhibitionArchive/2009/375.html
  • The Shoto Museum of Art (in Japanese only): http://www.city.shibuya.tokyo.jp/est/museum/20090929.html
    NOTE3: You can find this book at Amazon.co.jp at http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4903545431/

    Please send e-mail to me in English: nakamuras4@sc.sumitomo-chem.co.jp

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