Miyako Ishiuchi "Mother's"

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

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In celebration of Miyako Ishiuchi's exhibition held in the Japanese Pavilion of the 51st Venice Biennale last year, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography is holding this exhibition "Miyako Ishiuchi: Mother's".
Ishiuchi's work entitled "Mother's" is a series of photographs that simply depict her mother - who bore half a lifetime of troubles - as a woman, including images of her clothes and jewelry. On display will be incomplete works as well as the final film versions of the "Mother's" series.

[Image: "Mother's #49" 2002 ]



From 2006-09-23 To 2006-11-05


Miyako Ishiuchi



Olivier Thereaux tablog review

Beautiful Mourning - Miyako Ishiuchi "Mother's"

Almost six years have passed since my mother died. is how Miyako Ishiuchi introduces the display of "Mother's", for its sixth display, this time at the Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Tokyo.

donald_japantimes: (2006-10-05 at 16:10)

A daughter's conversation
By Kay Itoi
Interview for The Japan Times

At last year's Venice Biennale, photographer Miyako Ishiuchi (b. 1947) represented Japan with her "mother's" photography series. Featuring mostly black-and-white prints of her late mother's possessions -- lingerie, shoes and cosmetics -- it was one of the biennale's highlights...


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