Tokyo Photo 2010 opening night

The classy art fair bringing together Japanese and overseas photography galleries kicked off in Roppongi.

poster for

"Tokyo Photo 2010"

at Academy Hills
in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
This event has ended - (2010-09-17 - 2010-09-20)

In Photo Reports by Maurizio Mucciola 2010-09-19

Last minute work right before the opening starts.

People lining up at the reception desk.

A music performance by Benjamin Skepper before the official opening speech.

The Magnum Photo book desk.

A huge, amazing Pyongyang panorama at the Magnum Photo space.

As always at Tokyo Photo, the overall quality and variety of the works is impressive. The opening night on the fortieth floor of Mori Tower in Roppongi was packed with guests, including Johnnie Walker.

Visitors at the Taka Ishii Gallery space.

SCAI the Bathhouse Gallery in Yanaka had some very nice photos, included a selection from their recent William Egglestone exhibition.

Exhibitors and visitors talking at Taro Nasu Gallery.

Some great work from Jock Sturges at Ginza's Zeit Photo Salon booth.

Marunouchi Gallery's space.

A girl looks at landscape photos from Marunouchi Gallery.

Lee Sun Don photos at X-Power Gallery.

Torch Gallery.

Photos form Kishin Shinoyama, the acclaimed Japanese photographer.

Young girls visiting the 'Museum of Photography Art', in the PHOTO AMERICA section. In the background, one of the always stunning works of Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison.

Naoya Ikegami photograph portraying Kazuo Ohno, the famous Butoh dancer who died earlier this year at the age of 106.

Maurizio Mucciola

Maurizio Mucciola. Born in Italy in 1977, studied architecture in Milan (and Lisbon for a year). After working in different architecture and landscape design firms he decided to go back to school and spent a year and a half at the architecture school of Columbia University in New York, while at the same time collaborating and shooting photos for "Volume Magazine". Then one year in Rotterdam at the Rem Koolhaas's Office for Metropolitan Architecture before he finally landed in Tokyo in January 2009 to work at Kengo Kuma & Associates Architects. Architecture really absorbs most of its time, but sometimes he likes to take in the city and go around art galleries and museums, and try to catch Tokyo through a Nikon camera. » See other writings


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