☞ The Photographic Prints, Posters & Postcards on one hand, and the Original Artworks, Drawings and Prints on the other, now have their own, especially dedicated pages! These sections had grown so vast that navigation was getting unpractical. Better now, we hope.

TOMIYAMA Haruo: Gendai Gokan / Our Day Prints (1970-71)

TOMIYAMA Haruo. Gendai Gokan / Our Day: 6 original prints (ca. 1970-1971).
AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — 6 original gelatin silver prints: 5 prints are 12 x 16.5 cm and mounted on black paper (19.3 x 27 cm), the last one is larger (21.7 x 15.2 cm) and as is. Plus two postcards (one from the original 1970 America is America exhibit, one from the 2008 Gendai Gokan rerun exhibit).

Condition — VG (the 'Shinjuku' print has slight yellowing, one crumpled corner and a minute marginal tear).

Review — Striking photographs of modern Tokyo scenes by TOMIYAMA Haruo printed on the occasion of the preparation for the 1970-71 exhibition pairing with the publishing (in the Eizo no Gendai collection) of Gendai Gokan / Our Day, originally an award-winning series from the early & mid-1960s published in Asahi Camera.

Misc. — A similar exhibition was held in 1978 at the ICP (New York) under the title 'Japan Today / Gendai Gokan'. Another venue was held more recently in 2008 (JCII Photo Salon,cf. joined postcard).

Orders and inquiries
Commandes et informations