THE MASTER OF JAPANESE REALISM
With over 70,000 photographs taken between the '20s and the '80s, Domon Ken produced an unparalleled body of work that reveals all facets of 20th century Japan. From silent temples to puppet theaters, from the modest faces of street urchins to the seductive ones of celebrities, from the poorest mining villages to Hiroshima and its unhealed wounds.
This new book presents a selection of 150 key works from the 1920s to the 1970s, documenting a period of unprecedented upheaval and turmoil in Japanese society. A fascinating, moving and invaluable insight into the work of one of the most important Japanese realist photographers. The book will see it's release in February 2017 via Skira