Kazuo Kitai: A Photographer on the Road with His Camera To the Village

Fujifilm Square

poster for Kazuo Kitai: A Photographer on the Road with His Camera To the Village
[In the snow, Yuzawa, Akita, 1974 ©Kazuo Kitai]

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*Fujifilm Square is temporarily closed from April 25 (Sun) until further notice.

Kazuo Kitai’s photographs for To the Village were serialized in twenty-four issues of the Asahi Camera monthly magazine from January 1974 to December 1975. The 1970s was a time when people in Japan were rapidly turning their attention to the cities. As if opposing this trend, Kitai chose the village as his subject, causing a stir with a fresh perspective that portrayed perfectly ordinary everyday life in After the Rice Harvest, Hot Springs, In the Snow, Country Road, Bon Festival, and other photographs. Kitai was presented with the inaugural Kimura Ihei Award for this acclaimed series of photographs. This exhibition features approximately thirty valuable vintage prints To the Village.

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Schedule

from April 01, 2021 to June 30, 2021
Until 16:00 on the last day.

Artist(s)

Kazuo Kitai

Fee

Free

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 19:00
Note:Closed during the New Year holidays

Access

Address: 1F West, Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-3 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
Phone: 03-6271-3350

Direct walk from exit 8 at Roppongi Station on the Toei Oedo or Hibiya line, 5 minute walk from exit 3 at Nogizaka Station on the Chiyoda line.

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