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Japan Modern:

Photography from the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection

Gallery 24, September 29, 2018 - January 24, 2019

Celebrating the Freer|Sacklerís recent acquisition of a major Japanese photography collection, this exhibition features a selection of works by groundbreaking twentieth-century photographers. Whether capturing evocative landscapes or the gritty realities of postwar Japan, this presentation focuses on Japanese artistsí search for a sense of place in a rapidly changing country. The images highlight destinations both rural and urban, in styles ranging from powerful social documentary to intensely personal. A selection of photobooks and experimental films adds to this multifaceted exploration. Complemented by "Japan Modern: Prints in the Age of Photography"

Smithsonian, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

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