2017 / Little Tokyo Exhibition: Renowned photographer Toyo Miyatake’s pre-war art photography, Oct. 05 – Dec. 10

Japan-born photographer Toyo Miyatake (1895 -1979) (C) Toyo Miyatake Studio

Japanese American Cultural and Community Center

Exhibition TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye

George J. Doizaki Gallery at Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
244 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, California 90012, (213) 628-2725

October 5, 2017 – December 10, 2017
Opening reception: Thursday, October 5, 4pm-7pm

Admission: Free

TOYO: Behind the Glass Eye juxtaposes selected examples of Miyatake’s pre-war art photography with his images of life in Manzanar camp—some photographed secretly before he was caught. Miyatake was eventually allowed by the authorities to serve as camp photographer.