Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921-2012): The “ Visual Bilinguist” in Japanese and American Postwar Photography

On February 6, 2012, it was announced primarily through blogs, Facebook and Tumblr that Japanese photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto died at the age of 90. The only mainstream US news organization to run a story on Ishimoto was CNN via its photography blog. As an important link in the postwar dialogue between Japan and America, Ishimoto… Continue reading Yasuhiro Ishimoto (1921-2012): The “ Visual Bilinguist” in Japanese and American Postwar Photography

Postwar Japanese Monographs – Russet Lederman

Postwar Japanese Monographs in the ICP Library – Russet Lederman The past 10 years has seen a significant increase in both the scholarship and collecting of Japanese photobooks. Stimulated by groundbreaking exhibitions in New York, San Francisco and Houston, along with the publication of several exceptional reference guides, this recent interest in the Japanese photobook… Continue reading Postwar Japanese Monographs – Russet Lederman