Daido Moriyama's Record (All 42 issues signed) by Daido Moriyama
. All 42 issues of Daido Moriyama's periodical Record. Large format paperbacks in mint condition. First 5 issues are reprint copies in a hardback case. The first slipcased issue is signed. The case has some slight shelf wear (please see pictures). All the issues including the five in the case are in mint condition. Issues 6 to 42 are first editions and signed to title page. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Daido Moriyama's Record
So, this is a fully expansive collection of all 42 volumes of Daido Moriyama's Record photobook set.
Moriyama produced his own magazine publication, Kiroku, then referred to as Record. It became a diaristic journal of his work. This was between June 1972 and July 1973. He was able to resume publication of Record in 2006, which gradually expanded in extent.
Daido Moriyama was born in 1938 in Osaka. Firstly, he studied photography before moving to Tokyo in 1961. To begin with, he worked as an assistant to Eikoh Hosoe, a Japanese photographer and filmmaker. As a result, he began to produce his own collection of photographs. Afterwards, he ended up depicting the forgotten areas and darker side of cities. Shortly after, Japan Photo-critics awarded him the New Artist Award.
Hence, Moriyama's images are now known for capturing the breakdown of Japanese tradition. His work captures life during and following the American occupation of Japan after World War II. In particular the effects of industrialisation and the consequential shift in urban life. His images focus on the areas left behind in a rapidly changing city.
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