Daido Moriyama: Record by Mark HolbornDaido Moriyama: Record by Mark Holborn

Daido Moriyama: Record

byMark Holborn

Hardcover | October 10, 2017

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Inspired by Japanese photographers, as well as by William Klein’s seminal photography book on New York, Daido Moriyama moved from Osaka to Tokyo in the early sixties to become a photographer. He became the leading exponent of a fierce new photographic style that corresponded perfectly to the abrasive and intense climate of Tokyo during a period of great social upheaval. Between June 1972 and July 1973 Moriyama produced his own magazine publication, Kiroku, which was then referred to as Record. It became a diaristic journal of his work as it developed. Ten years ago, after a decades-long interval, he was able to resume publication of Record. Now this book collects work from all thirty published issues, edited into a single sequence, punctuated by Moriyama’s own text as it appeared in the magazine. Produced at the magazine’s original size, with an introduction by Mark Holborn, this volume features more than 200 works from throughout the magazine’s history.

It used to be assumed that Moriyama’s peculiarly Japanese style was tied to his Tokyo roots. The evidence of the last ten years demonstrates that Moriyama, a restless world traveler, has been able to apply his unique vision to northern Europe; southern France; the cities of Florence, London, Barcelona, Taipei, Hong Kong, New York, and Los Angeles as well as the alleys of Osaka; the landscape of Hokkaido; and Afghanistan.

Mark Holborn is an editor and designer. He edited, with Michael Light, the Full Moon series of books illustrating the nine Apollo moon missions and Antony Gormley on Sculpture.
Title:Daido Moriyama: RecordFormat:HardcoverDimensions:424 pages, 11.26 × 8.54 × 1.43 inPublished:October 10, 2017Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0500544662

ISBN - 13:9780500544662


Editorial Reviews

One of “The Best Art Books of 2017” — The New York Times

This striking book collates the early black-and-white images, shot with his trademark graininess, with new street photography from New York, Morocco and a Tokyo transformed. — The New York Times