Koga gekkan (The Photograph Monthly)
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- Koga gekkan (The Photograph Monthly)
Photography magazine, 14 issues, complete. Vol. 1, no. 1 to vol. 3, no. 6. Numerous plates and illustrations. Japanese text. Large 8vo. Loose issues in original flexible boards.
- Published in: Tokyo-to
Just when the pressure for 'patriotic photography' came to bear on the publishing industry, another high quality magazine appeared on the market that staunchly defended a non-political/artistic stance: Koga Gekkan came with an attractive modern layout and was printed on high quality paper. The term koga was a direct translation of 'Lichtbild' (lit. light picture), the term commonly used in Germany before the war. The editor Kitano Kunio (1910-2000) had a strong interest in international photographic trends, and featured the latest German and American works. The first issues includes a review of Brassai's 'Paris de Nuit' by Fukuda Katsuji. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)
- PB.321 (Photobook number)
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