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Daidō Moriyama

Rafflesia, 1999

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Details

Lot 18
Screenprint in colors
29.5 x 29.5 in (75.0 x 75.0 cm)
Edition of 20
Signed on verso

Location

This work ships from Japan.


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About Daidō Moriyama

Daidō Moriyama (Japanese, b. 1938) is a photographer known for works that highlight the dissolution of traditional values in postwar Japan. His works epitomize wabi-sabi, the Japanese aesthetic of beauty in imperfection. Moriyama’s photographs are predominantly high-contrast, grainy and black and white. The artist has produced over 150 books of photographs and has had over 100 solo exhibitions. He was a central figure in MoMA’s groundbreaking “New Japanese Photography” exhibition of 1974. SFMoMA organized and exhibited a 1999 retrospective “Daidō Moriyama: Stray Dog,” which also traveled to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Japan Society in New York.