Fuji: Images of Contemporary Japan

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Umbrage Editions, 2001 - Photography - 136 pages
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A dazzling and idiosyncratic collection of photographs of contemporary Japan, celebrating extremes of beauty, the handprint of techno-culture and the irony of documentary, by noted British photographer Chris Steele-Perkins, member of Magnum and winner of numerous awards including the Tom Hopkinson Prize for British Photojournalism and a 2000 World Press Award. A meditation on modern Japan and Japanese life, these exquisite images offer a fresh and surprising view of the wealth of culture flourishing below Japan's iconic mountain.

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In this modern-day response to Katsushika Hokusai's 19th-century book of prints, The Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, award-winning Magnum photojournalist Steele-Perkins (who is British but was born ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Chris Steele-Perkins (British, 1947- ) was born in Rangoon, Burma. After graduating from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and while lecturing in psychology, he began freelancing as a photographer. He won the Oscar Barnack Prize and the Tom Hopkinson award for British Photojournalism in 1988, and the Robert Capa Gold Medal in 1989.

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