Posts Tagged ‘ Japan’s Modern Divide ’

2013 / Thru August 25 / Getty exhibits Japan’s photo of “Modern Divide”

20130326 Getty Modern Divide New Year Ritual

The Taishō era (1912–1926) was a brief but dynamic period in Japan’s history that ushered in a modern state with increased industrialization, shifting political parties, radical fashions, and liberal thinking in many areas. However, this era of heightened experimentation ended with the arrival of an international depression, the promotion of ultranationalism, and the country’s...
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2013 / Getty to present Japanese cinema, April 27-28

In conjunction with the exhibition Japan’s Modern Divide: The Photographs of Hiroshi Hamaya and Kansuke Yamamoto, the Getty presents a film series reflecting the Shōwa Era (1926–89) of Japan. The films chosen feature the magnificent city of Tokyo, a metropolis that before the war was in transition, and after became a city that rebuilt...
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