Hiroshi Hamaya – American America (1971)


Hiroshi Hamaya travelled across the US during the late 60s with his camera, creating what would be one of the most important books of Japanese documentary photography. Through more than 250 photographs Hamaya depicts the country mostly focusing on landscapes, buildings, signs… but also with little details of the people, different jobs, street life, parties, etc in a perfectly printed photobook.

Hamaya is one of the greatest documentary photographers of the modern Japanese photography, his work was included in 1955 Family of Man exhibition (MoMA) and has received numerous prizes like the Master of Photography (ICP, 1986) or the international photography prize by the Hasselblad Foundation (1987).

Kawade Shobo Shinsha, Tokyo, 1971. 270 x 250 mm. Hardcover, around 200 pages. Black printed slip-case.

First edition. Condition: Very good, slip-case has some signs of use and some yellow stains, the book inside is in perfect condition.

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ISBN: No ISBN Author: Title: Unknown Title Publisher: Unknown Publisher Language: English