2012 Contemporary Japanese photo exhibition closing, Sept 16
The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center in Los Angeles will close â€śGazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to presentâ€ť exhibition on Sept 16.
Part I: June 23 â€“ July 19
Part II: August 25 â€“ September 16
Doizaki Gallery at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, 244 South San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tuesday â€“ Friday, noon â€“ 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 11 am â€“ 4 pm
This new traveling exhibition by the Japan Foundation, â€śGazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the Presentâ€ť is an overview of the diverse photographic expression that has emerged in Japan since the 1970s.
This first rotation of the exhibition from June 23 – July 19 focuses on human beings as members of society with the title of â€śA Changing Society.â€ť
The second rotation from Aug. 25 â€“ Sept. 16 looks at cities, the suburbs, and nature with the title of â€śChanging Landscapes.â€ť
The Japan Foundationâ€™s â€śGazing at Contemporary Worldâ€ť is curated by Rei Masuda, curator of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
The exhibition includes 76 photographs by 23 photographers.