Hiromi Tsuchida, Kuroyu, Akita Prefecture, from the series ZOKUSHIN: Gods of the Earth, 1973, printed 2003

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Kuroyu, Akita Prefecture, from the series ZOKUSHIN: Gods of the Earth
Artist name
Hiromi Tsuchida
Date created
1973, printed 2003
Classification
photograph
Medium
gelatin silver print
Dimensions
8 3/8 x 12 11/16 in. (21 x 32 cm)
Date Acquired
2014
Credit
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of the Kurenboh Collection
Copyright
© Hiromi Tsuchida
Permanent URL
https://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/2014.1350
Artwork Status
Not on view at this time.

Photographer Hiromi Tsuchida describes documenting social, political, and economic changes in Japan since the late 1960s. He discusses his early focus on the traditions and cultural expressions of rural Japanese villages, as well as his later depictions of the country’s rapidly transforming city life.

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