The Meeting Modernity series of found photographs is the focus of Néojaponisme’s first traveling exhibition. Recently unearthed outside of the city of Sano in Tochigi-ken, this series of pictures documents Japan as it engaged with modernization and commercial photography in the Meiji and Taishō Periods. The series is comprised of portrait photography in particular.
The exhibition debuts next month at Young Art, a gallery in Los Angeles’ Highland Park.
September 13- October 4 2008
Saturday, September 13, 2008 7-10pm
747 N. Ave 50
Los Angeles CA 90042