Simon Yotsuya + Eikoh Hosoe +Hajime Sawatari +Tenmei Kanoh Exhibition
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The idea behind this show was inspired by an exhibition of portraits of Simon Yotsuya by ten photographers that was held at Kinokuniya Gallery back in 1972. In addition to dolls made by Simon Yotsuya as a centerpiece, shown here are pictures of Simon Yotsuya taken by three of the photographers featured in the above-mentioned 1972 exhibition – Eikoh Hosoe, Hajime Sawatari and Tenmei Kano.
By introducing works that each of the four artists made in the 1970s and in the 2000s, the exhibition aims to illustrate a little over forty years in the eccentric life of Simon Yotsuya by way of his own dolls and portrait shots by three extraordinary photographers. At the same time, reliving those four decades in the doll-maker’s life will be an opportunity for us to reflect on how we have spent our own respective past.