Lecture

Leo Rubinfien on Seeing the World through Tokyo: Poetry in Photography, and Japan in the 1960s
LECTURE

Leo Rubinfien on Seeing the World through Tokyo: Poetry in Photography, and Japan in the 1960s

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Shōmei Tōmatsu (1930-2012), Protest 1 from the series Oh! Shinjuku, 1969, printed 1980. Gelatin silver print, 9 7/8 x 13 7/8in. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by the S.I. Morris Photography Endowment and Morris Weiner, 2011.765. © Shōmei Tōmatsu – INTERFACE.

Acclaimed photographer Leo Rubinfien discusses his formative years in Japan in the 1960s, and the impact that For a New World to Come photographers such as Daidō Moriyama and Shōmei Tōmatsu had upon his practice, including his most recent body of work that opened at Steven Kasher Gallery in New York City this fall. Followed by an exclusive cocktail reception for ticket-holders.

Tickets: $20/$18 Japan Society members, seniors and students (includes exhibition admission).

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