Yukichi Watabe "Criminal Investigation"

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In 1958, Yukichi Watabe was granted special permission to photograph police investigations into a series of murders that occurred in Ibaraki Prefecture. Over the course of two weeks of stakeouts and interrogations, Watabe captured both rookie and veteran detectives in film noir-like settings. After being almost forgotten for more than 50 years, these photos were rediscovered and released by a French publisher last year as a lavishly bound monograph, which was nominated for the International Photobook Award. This exhibition showcases new prints from conserved films.

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From 2012-06-26 To 2012-07-08

Opening Reception on 2012-06-30 from 18:00

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Yukichi Watabe

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