Daido Moriyama Part of the Phaidon 55s photography series.
Contemporary Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama (b.1938) has made a radical impact on the photographic world in both Japan and the West. His snapshot aesthetic and no-viewfinder style have succeeded in challenging the medium's prevailing orthodoxies. This collection of 55 key works provides a fresh perspective on Moriyama’s life and influence.
Phaidon 55s photography series introduces you to 9 masters of the medium. The men and women who invented, changed and revolutionized the language of everyday communication. Celebrating and acknowledging all styles and aspects of photography, each volume focuses on the life's work of an individual master and contains an informative introductory essay, a detailed chronology and 55 tappable-and-enlargeable key works accompanied by extended captions.
The Phaidon 55s photography series includes many of the world's most influential photographers - Guy Bourdin, Larry Fink, Gabriela Iturbide, André Kertész, Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, Daido Moriyama, Eadweard Muybridge and László Moholy-Nagy.