Shomei Tomatsu | the artist

The artist Shomei Tomatsu
Born 1930, Nagoya, Japan.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

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Little known outside his home country, Shomei Tomatsu is widely considered the most important figure in Japanese postwar photography…
He was a boy when our bombs rained on his country, and the striking if dangerous image of warplanes roaring across the skies of his native Japan remained with him as he struggled with an unsettling postwar world of defeat and of American occupation…

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