Wikipedia entry
Introduction
Shōmei Tōmatsu (東松 照明, Tōmatsu Shōmei, January 16, 1930 – December 14, 2012) was a Japanese photographer. He is known primarily for his images that depict the impact of World War II on Japan and the subsequent occupation of U.S. forces. As one of the leading postwar photographers, Tōmatsu is attributed with influencing the younger generations of photographers including those associated with the magazine Provoke (Takuma Nakahira and Daido Moriyama).
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Introduction
Influential Japanese photographer of the post WWII era. He introduced a more improvised, grainy style signalling a change from the restrained formalism of earlier Japanese photography. He is known to have influenced others of his generation including Daido Moriyama.
Nationality
Japanese
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Photographer
Names
Shōmei Tomatsu, Tomatsu Shomei, 東松照明, Shōmei Tōmatsu, Shomei Tomatsu
Ulan
500122217
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