Daido Moriyama
Daido Moriyama was born in 1938 in Osaka, where he studied photography before moving to Tokyo in 1961. There, having worked as an assistant to Eikoh Hosoe, a Japanese photographer and filmmaker, he began to produce his own photographs. Major solo exhibitions include a joint retrospective with William Klein at Tate Modern (2012), as well as exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Photography in Tokyo (2008), The Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris (2003), The Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland (2000), the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1999) and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (1999). Among awards he has recieved The 44th Mainichi Art Award (2003), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie Award (2004), and the Infinity Award for Lifetime Achievement, International Center of Photography (2012).

Daido Moriyama Website
The World through My Eyes 8 Apr - 21 May 2011
Now Here

Daido Moriyama, Kyoku Erotica, 2007, silver gelatin print, 28 x 41 cm

Daido Moriyama, Record no.11, 2009, silver gelatin print, 28 x 41 cm

Daido Moriyama, It, 2006, silver gelatin print, 41 x 30 cm

Daido Moriyama, Shinjuku, 2002, silver gelatine print, 100 x 150 cm

Daido Moriyama, Buenos Aires, 2005, silver gelatin print, 100 x 150 cm