Books: Masahisa Fukase's Intimate Family Portrait

By David Schonauer   Tuesday October 22, 2019

Acclaimed Japanese photographer Masahisa Fukase left his hometown to pursue a career as an artist. “I had to choose whether I wanted to be a shashin-shi, a ‘studio’ photographer, or a shashin-ka, an art photographer in the modern sense,” he once said. But the pull of home never left him, notes AnOther: In 1971, he returned there and began staging family portraits that combined studio craft and his own sensibilities. That work has now been collected in the new book Family (Kazoku). 

Read the whole story at AnOther.


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