June 14: Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s Birthday / Exhibition schedule 2020/21

Today, June 14th, is Ishimoto Yasuhiro’s birthday. The son of Kochi natives who had immigrated to the USA as agricultural workers, photographer Ishimoto was born on this day in 1921 in San Francisco. As the family moved back to their hometown when he was only three years old, he had only faint memories of life in America. One sight that he did remember was that of red ships — presumably the countless freight vessels he had seen riding at anchor in

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The Exhibition Related Special Lecture – “The Spell of Japan in California: Greene & Greene Architecture and the Photography of Ishimoto Yasuhiro” by Edward “Ted” Bosley

The Exhibition Related Special Lecture The Spell of Japan in California: Greene & Greene Architecture and the Photography of Ishimoto Yasuhiro by Edward “Ted” Bosley Director, The Gamble House University of Southern California School of Architecture Presentation Summary: In 1912, Kenchiku Kogei Zasshi described the work of architects Charles and Henry Greene as “Japonesque.” The spell of Japan had been firmly planted in the hearts and minds of many American architects, including Greene & Greene and Frank Lloyd Wright, since

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