グリーン&グリーン ロバート・R・ブラッカー邸のインテリアのディテール、1974年

Chicago, Town , 1951
©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center

Transient, Fleeting: The World of Ishimoto Yasuhiro part 2

Black Woman and White Baby In the terminal phase of World War II, Ishimoto left the Amache Japanese Internment Camp in Colorado, and found in Chicago the city where he chose to settle down. Before the end of the war, he was permitted to leave the camp, but it was still forbidden to go to the coastal areas. While Chicago, as I wrote in the previous part, is also called the “Windy City”, the State of Illinois where Chicago is

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Chicago, Town , 1959-61
© Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center, Kochi Prefecture

Transient, Fleeting: The World of Ishimoto Yasuhiro part 1

Chicago, The Windy City Ishimoto Yasuhiro is a leading Japanese photographer who captured cityscapes of Chicago and Tokyo, children, and the Japanese traditional architecture of the Katsura Imperial Villa and Ise Jingu Shrine, in photographs combining warmth and exacting picture composition. Following is a brief summary of his career that is intended to serve as a basic introduction for all those unfamiliar with Ishimoto Yasuhiro, and as a reminder for those familiar with his work. Ishimoto was born in 1921

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シカゴ 雪と車_1948-52年

Ishimoto Yasuhiro exhibition, What a Wonderful World 3

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Ishimoto Yasuhiro exhibition, What a Wonderful World 2

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Ishimoto Yasuhiro exhibition, What a Wonderful World 1

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Address

Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center The Museum of Art, Kochi 353-2 Takasu, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture, 781-8123 JAPAN TEL:+81-88-866-8000 FAX:+81-88-866-8008

東京 街_1953年

Copyright

Use of copyrighted items At present, Kochi Prefecture owns the copyrights in Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s photographic works. If you wish to use a copyrighted item, please contact the information desk using the link below. [Application] Application for License [Word file] [Terms of Use] Terms of Use for Mr. Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s Photographic Works[PDF/233KB] Royalties for Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s Photographic Works [PDF/210KB] Forms of Terms of Use for Mr. Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s Photographic Works[PDF/289KB] Contact Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center, The Museum of Art, Kochi 353-2

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Collection

Ishimoto Collection (1) Prints (34,753 items) Japan (Tokyo, Expo, Tohoku, Matsuri, Hiroshima and others) / Chicago / Shape (Product, Study, Paper) / Utsuroi (Cans, Leaves, Clouds, Snow Steps, Flow of People) / 8 x 10 (Yamanote-Line 29 and others) / Katsura / Ise / Flower / Multi Exposure / Mandala / Portrait / Nude / Shibuya, Shibuya / Buddhist statue and others. (2) Motion-picture film “The Church on Maxwell Street” (3) Photographic film Film positives (55,609 items) Islam / Claude

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セルフ・ポートレート_1975年

Profile

Ishimoto Yasuhiro Profile Born 1921 in San Francisco. Left the USA to relocate with his parents to their Japanese home province Kochi at the age of three. Graduated from Kochi Prefectural Agricultural High School in 1939. Returned to America in the same year, shortly before the Pacific War broke out and Ishimoto experienced life at an internment camp. After the war, he studied photographic techniques at the Institute of Design (also known as New Bauhaus) in Chicago, and further trained

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シカゴ 子供_1959-61年

About

Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center The Museum of Art, Kochi At the occasion of the “Ishimoto Yasuhiro Shashinten 1946–2001″ retrospective exhibition held in 2001 at the Museum of Art, Kochi, internationally renowned photographer ISHIMOTO Yasuhiro (1921-2012) and his family donated a remarkable collection of Ishimoto’s works and materials, including approximately 30,000 prints and 150,000 sheets of film, as well as books, camera equipment and other items, to Kochi Prefecture, his parents’ home province. Based on experts’ opinions collected by way of

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