"Showa Photography from 1945 to 1989 - Part 1: 1945-1954" Exhibition

Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

poster for "Showa Photography from 1945 to 1989 - Part 1: 1945-1954" Exhibition

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It has already been nearly 20 years since the Showa period (1926-1989) turned into the Heisei period. Japan underwent many changes following the Second World War. Th country arose from the ashes and people's lives changed. This four part exhibition of some 6000 works taken from the museum's collection shows how the photographers of that time documented the world around them.

Part 1: "Occupied Japan"
Part 2: "The Age of Heroes and Heroines"
Part 3: Photographs showing the rapid development of Japan's social and urban landscape.
Part 4: "Cross Culture, Cross Genre"

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From 2007-05-12 To 2007-06-24

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