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Shashin hihyo 写真批評 (Photo Review)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2007,3007.106.1-7

  • Title (object)

    • Shashin hihyo 写真批評 (Photo Review)
  • Description

    Photobook. 7 volumes. First edition.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1974
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 21 centimetres (covers; each)
    • Width: 15 centimetres (covers; each)
  • Curator's comments

    Shashin Hihyo started as a bi-monthly (quarterly after the fourth issue) magazine of photo-criticism. It was published under the supervision of Kuwahara Kineo and Shigemori Koen, who were both teaching at the Tokyo College of Photography. Each issue related to a specific contemporary topic (vol. 1: Concept Photo; vol. 2: Development of Off-Magazine photos; vol. 3: Contemporary photography - Where is it going?) that would be discussed by photographers and critics. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2007,3007.106.1-7

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.104 (Photobook number)

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