Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture

- September 12, 2010

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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The MFAH presents one of Japanese photographer Ishimoto Yasuhiro´s most celebrated bodies of work in the exhibition Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture. His images of the legendary 17th-century Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto led him to be considered one of the most influential figures in post-World War II Japanese photography. Seventy of these photographs are shown and for the first time uncropped and as Yasuhiro had originally intended them to be seen.

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