Masumi Kura “Men are Beautiful”

Yumiko Chiba Associates | Viewing Room Shinjuku

poster for Masumi Kura “Men are Beautiful”
[Image: (c)Masumi Kura, Courtesy of Yumiko Chiba Associates, Zeit-Foto Salon]

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Inspired by Garry Winogrand’s photo book “Women Are Beautiful”, published in 1975, in which a male artist admired women from a heterosexual viewpoint, Kura pays homage to these photographs, by capturing men she finds attractive walking around town. Yet here we are not met by a simple role reversal, but instead confront a gender gap which has become ever more complex and invisibly restrictive. Kura, not only as a photographer, faces the reality seriously as a woman, living in such a situation and keeps clicking the shutter. The exhibition will present 30 color photographs.

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Talk Event
Masumi Kura + Yumiko Tomiyama(photography researcher)
Date: December 19(Fri) 19:30-21:00 reservation required
Venue: Yumiko Chiba Associates viewing room shinjuku
Admission: Free
*For details on reservations please refer to the official website

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Schedule

from December 05, 2014 to December 27, 2014

Opening Reception on 2014-12-05 from 18:00 to 20:00

Artist(s)

Masumi Kura

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