"Remembrances of Places Past: Japanese Architectural Photography from the 19th to the 21st Century" Exhibition

Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum

poster for "Remembrances of Places Past: Japanese Architectural Photography from the 19th to the 21st Century" Exhibition

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We often experience architecture and the renovations to it through photographs because buildings cannot be moved easily and are often demolished with time. Architectural photographs allow many viewers to experience an architectural work by reflecting the ideas of the architect, and at times sheds light on hidden aspects of a building also. This exhibition features commemorative architectural photographs taken during the Meiji era and photographs of pre-construction models in a 7-part show, comprising approximately 400 works.

Lectures (In the Shinkan Main Hall. Doors open at 13:30.)
-February 16th (Sat), 14:00-15:30
Lecturers: Naoya Hatakemaya (photographer) x Toyohiko Furubayashi (Toyo Ito Architectural Office)
Subject: "Underconstruction"

-March 8th (Sat), 14:00-15:30
Lecturer: Hiroshi Matsukuma (Kyoto Institute of Technology)
Subject: "Architectural Photographs as Heritage"

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From 2008-01-26 To 2008-03-31

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