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Ikite iru Hiroshima 生きているヒロシマ (Living Hiroshima)

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  • Title (object)

    • Ikite iru Hiroshima 生きているヒロシマ (Living Hiroshima)
  • Description

    Photobook. First edition, second printing. Text in English and Japanese.

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  • Date

    • 1980
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 26.4 centimetres
    • Width: 19.4 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Superb portraits of sixteen major figures from the world of literature (Kawabata Yasunari), woodcut art (Munakata Shiko), acting (Mizutani Yaeko), pottery (Hamada Shoji), go (Sakata Eio), as well as the heart-surgeon Sagakibara Shigeru - to name just a few. All of them were survivors, the old guard of Japan - in a positive sense. The characters are full of a sense of their own achievement and they were clearly comfortable with Domon's presence. Book-design by Tanaka Ikko. Only 2 copies in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


  • Location

    Not on display

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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.31 (Photobook number)

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