Tag Archives: Japan

Once Upon a White Night the Awakening Sounds of Insight, a Hydrostatic Symphony and the Spirits of Reincarnation

Masaaki Miyazawa, Once Upon a White Night, September 15, 1981 (73.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, Awakening Sounds of Insight, May 11, 1984 (83.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, Incompatable Lovers, November 11, 1982 (85.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, Spirits of Reincarnation, November 4, 1983 (70.1985) Masaaki Miyazawa, … Continue reading

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Water is Work

Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), [Worker soaking silk skeins in boiled water to free it of gum, Madison Silk Company in Barnert Mills, Paterson, New Jersey], March 1937, (856.1975) Henry Ries (1917-2004), Restoration of Ancient Books, September 1948 (354.1990) Henri Cartier-Bresson … Continue reading

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“Water is Life”

Morley Baer (1916–1995), North Cove, Soberanes Point, Sur Coast, California, 1965 (291.1991) Paul Caponigro, Sandstone and Surf, Cape Kiwanda, Oregon, 1959 (66.2001.10) Hiroshi Hamaya (1915-1999), Tojinbo, Japan, 1960 (icp.3981) Hidekazu Iwase, Precious Jewel, 1989 (41.1994) Soichi Kiyooka (1915-1991), Tatsukushi, Kochi, … Continue reading

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“The trees are exquisite in Japan”

Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [The Silver Pavilion, Kyoto], 1952 (925.1974) Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [Shinto priests in courtyard of Meiji Shrine, Tokyo], 1951 (876.1974) Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [“Magic flowers” on the Ginza, Tokyo], 1951 (915.1974) Werner Bischof (1916-1954), [World War Two veteran, … Continue reading

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Hiroshima, 1945

Unidentified Photographer, [View of burned-over area with Hiroshima Kirin Beer Hall at far right], October 16, 1945 (2006.1.23) Unidentified Photographer, [Burned-over landscape, looking east from Grid 6H], October 31, 1945 (2006.1.18) Unidentified Photographer, [Burned-over landscape, looking northwest from Grid 5I, … Continue reading

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Six Schools in Hiroshima, 1945

Unidentified Photographer, United States Government, [Interior damage to steel frame of Honkawa Grammar School Auditorium, Hiroshima], November 8, 1945 (2006.1.629) Ground Zero 1,100 Unidentified Photographer, United States Government, [Blast- and fire-damaged ruins of Takeya Grammar School, Hiroshima], October 28, 1945 … Continue reading

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August 6, 1945

Carl Mydans, Hiroshima, directly after the fog cleared. Catholic Church in foreground, 1945 (1395.2005) Bernard Hoffman, [Residents wander cleared streets bisecting the ruins of buildings reduced to piles of rubble by the atomic bomb, dropped a few months earlier], 1945 (1784.2005) Unidentified … Continue reading

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