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Japanese Photography Legend Shomei Tomatsu has died.
Shomei Tomatsu, one of the most influential Japanese photographers of his era, died on 14 December. He was 82
Shinjuku – Turmoil Butoh dancer Hijikata Tatsumi carrying the tree.
Shomei Tomatsu, Brookman noted, “transformed the notion of documentary photography from more formal concerns…into a much more emotional image-making…He didn’t simply settle into one style.”
The latter, combined with Tomatsu’s reluctance to travel abroad, may help explain his relative obscurity in the west.”