Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

Aaron C. Greenman: Japonisme and the Aesthetics of Photography

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As many of us know, and many of us will discover in our own lifetimes, Japan is a place existing within its own unique sense of rhythm. Perhaps no where is there a country so at once embracing and creating the future while at the same time eying and honoring its past. On travels in [...]

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Werner Bischof: Generation X – India and Japan

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In the 1950s, Magnum created portfolios for “Generation X.” As a group project every photographer was tasked with  portraying the new generation in the country he was visiting. The selected individuals were each interviewed using the same questionnaire, herein creating a fascinating portrait of a future generation. “Generation X” was then published throughout the world and [...]

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John Sypal: Discovering the Nature of Photographs

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John Sypal shares, “In the most literal sense I feed, shelter and clothe myself through a job that is not involved with photography, so my name would go under the serious enthusiast column. While physical nourishment is kept up through a 9 to 5 job, a great deal of a different kind of hunger is [...]

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