Daidō Moriyama (森山 大道, Moriyama Daidō, born October 10, 1938) is a Japanese photographer noted for his images depicting the contrast of traditional values and modern society in post-war Japan.He has received the Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement from the International Center of Photography in New York and the Hasselblad Award.
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Prolific Japanese photographer worked in the studio of Takeji Iwamiya in Osaka, then as an assistant to Eiko Hosoe in Tokyo. He was a member of the group Provoke, and appeared in the publications published under that name. Multiple collections of his work have been published. His images are most often printed with very high contrast and with a pronounced graininess. His subjects are usually of overlooked or ordinary urban spaces, people, and things.
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Daido Moriyama, Daidō Moriyama, Hiromichi Moriyama, 森山大道
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