Tepper Takayama Fine Arts

Japanese, 1930-2012
Chewing Gum and Chocolates, Yokosuka, 1959
Gelatin silver print
10.75 x 14.5 inches
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[30k image]

Copyright © 1959 Shomei Tomatsu
From the series: Chewing Gum and Chocolates


Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation, Japan Society, New York, September 22, 2004 - January 2, 2005; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, January 28 - April 3, 2005; Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, D.C.. May 21 - August 29, 2005; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, February - May, 2006; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, September 1 - November 12, 2006

Traces-Fifty Years of Tomatsu's Works, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan, 1999


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

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