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Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation Hardcover – 31 Aug 2004

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; First edition edition (31 Aug. 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300106041
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300106046
  • Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 1.3 x 26.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,365,526 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"Tomatsu's intensely subjective themes and experimental images were decisive to me in my youth... I had eyes for no other photographer." - Daido Moriyama, foreword to Shomei Tomatsu"

About the Author

Sandra S. Phillips is senior curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Leo Rubinfien is a photographer and frequent contributor to Art in America; John W. Dower is professor of history at M.I.T. and winner of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; Daido Moriyama is one of the most important photographers living in Japan today.

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Valerie Bray
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5.0 out of 5 starsamazing book from an amazing exhibition
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Kelley Sayre
4.0 out of 5 starsbeautiful, haunting, and funny
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5.0 out of 5 starsA different perspective of War
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4.0 out of 5 starsexcellent photographer
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