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Japan Society Curator of Exhibition Interpretation Michael Chagnon, Ph.D., takes listeners on a guided tour of For a New World to Come: Experiments in Japanese Art and Photography, 1968-1979. Using highlights from each section, this audio tour provides more context for the works on display.

Audio plays in YouTube. You can listen to each individual stop, or open the playlist and follow along.
 
  Stop 1     
For a New World to Come introduction and overview.
 
  Stop 2     
Daidō Moriyama (b. 1938), from Farewell Photography (detail), 1970. Gelatin silver print, 8 1/16 x 10 in. Tokyo Polytechnic University, Shadai Gallery. © Daidō Moriyama / Courtesy of Tokyo Polytechnic University, Shadai Gallery and Taka Ishii Gallery
 
  Stop 3     
Takuma Nakahira, Takahiko Okada, Yutaka Takanashi, Kōji Taki, Provoke, vol. 1 (detail), 1968, magazine, Manfred Heiting Photo Book Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
 
 

Stop 4     

Keiji Uematsu (b. 1947), Horizontal Position, Vertical Position, Right Angle Position (detail), 1973/2003. Gelatin silver print, 57 1/8 x 35 7/16 in. Artist's collection at Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo. © Keiji Uematsu, courtesy of Yumiko Chiba Associates 
 
 

Stop 5   

Hitoshi Nomura (b. 1945), Tardiology (detail), 1968-69. One of eight images in a series; black-and-white photographs, each 19 11/16 x 23 5/8 in. © Hitoshi Nomura, courtesy of Fergus McCaffrey
 
 

Stop 6   

Kōji Enokura (1942-1995) P.W.-No. 40, Symptom- Sea. Body (detail), 1972 Gelatin silver print 7 1/2 x 11 1/4 in Courtesy of Fergus McCaffrey
 
 

Stop 7    

Shigeo Gochō (1946-1983), from the series Familiar Street Scenes (detail), 1978-1980, from an edition of 10, printed 2014. Chromogenic print, 17 7/8 x 21 13/16 in. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by Joan Morganstern, 2014.687. © Hiroichi Gochō
 
 

Stop 8    

Miyako Ishiuchi (b. 1947), From the series Apartment (detail), 1977-1978, printed 1978. Gelatin silver print, 30 x 24 3/4 x 7/8 in. The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museum purchase funded by the Caroline Wiess Law Acessions Endowment Fund, 2014.707. © Miyako Ishiuchi / Photo: Paul Hester, Hester + Hardaway Photography
 

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