Copyright © 1961 Shomei Tomatsu
From the series: Nagasaki
In 1960 Tomatsu was requested by the Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs to take photos of Nagasaki.
Eikoh Hosoe, Shomei Tomatsu, Masahisa Fukase, Daido Moriyama, Mark Holborn, Black Sun: The Eyes of Four, Roots and Innovation in Japanese Photography, Aperture, New York, 1986.
Toshiharau Ito, Shomei Tomatsu, Vision of Japan (Visions of Japan), Korinsha Press, Kyoto, Japan, 1997.
Ian Jeffreys, Shomei Tomatsu, (Phaidon 55s), Phaidon Press, London, New York, 2001
Michael Kimmelman, Art Review: Silent Lament For a Japan Still Scarred By the War, The New York Times, October 25, 2004. Read the review on www.nytimes.com
Sandra Phillips, Leo Rubinfien, John Dower, Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation, Yale University Press, October 2004.
Shomei Tomatsu, Taki Koji, Traces-Fifty Years of Tomatsu's Works, Edited by Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Nakahara Atsuyuki, Mitsuhashi Sumiyo, Toyohashi City Art Museum, Toyohashi City, Aichi, Japan, 2000
Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation - Exhibition Information