Introduction
Eikoh Hosoe (細江 英公, Hosoe Eikō, born 18 March 1933 in Yonezawa, Yamagata) is a Japanese photographer and filmmaker who emerged in the experimental arts movement of post-World War II Japan. He is known for his psychologically charged images, often exploring subjects such as death, erotic obsession, and irrationality. Through his friendships and artistic collaborations he is linked with the writer Yukio Mishima and 1960s avant-garde artists such as the dancer Tatsumi Hijikata.
Wikidata
Q2564831
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Introduction
Born 18 May 1933. From 1951 to 1954, Hosoe studied photography at the College of Photography, Tokyo. In 1954, Hosoe began to work as a freelance photographer in Tokyo. From 1960, Hosoe has also worked as a filmmaker in Tokyo. Since 1975, Hosoe has taught photography at the Polytechnic of Tokyo. In 1977, Hosoe photographed the architecture of Antonio Gaudí in Barcelona, Spain.
Nationality
Japanese
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Teacher, Photographer
Names
Eiko Hosoe, Eikoh Hosoe, Toshihiro Hosoe, Eikō Hosoe, 細江英公
Ulan
500115535
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