"The presence of his empathy elevates his photographs above simple humanism such that they still move us today" - Excerpted from the article "Man on the Street: Seiryu Inoue" by Daido Moriyama

Artist Profile

Seiryu INOUE

Born in 1931 in Tosa, Kochi Prefecture.
Inoue became apprentice to Takeji Iwamiya in Osaka in 1951. In 1961 he received the “Japan Photography Critics Newcomer Award” for his work “Kamagasaki”. In 1988 he died in an accident while photographing in the Amami Oshima Islands.

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Dates: November 4 (Fri) — November 24 (Thu), 2011