860-880 Lake Shore Drive Apartments, 1966, ©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center
Common Cosmos, 1986 
©Kochi Prececture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center
The Stone Buddha Carvings, Usuki, 1977
©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center
Chicago, Town, 1959-61
©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center
Chicago, Town, 1951
©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center
Chicago, Town, 1959-61
©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center
Chicago, Little Ones,
c.1960
©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center
Chicago, North Avenue Beach,
1948-52
©Kochi Prefecture, Ishimoto Yasuhiro Photo Center

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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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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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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