Daido Moriyama

Daido Moriyama

Daido Moriyama was born in Ikeda-cho (now Ikeda-shi), Osaka, in 1938 and moved to Tokyo in 1961. His first solo exhibition was in Tokyo in 1970, and he has since exhibited in Paris, Amsterdam, Modena, Cologne, New York, San Francisco, London, and many other cities. He is the recipient of a New Artist Award from the Japan Photo Critics Association, a Photographer of the Year Award from the Photographic Society of Japan, the Mainichi Art Award, Der Kulturpreis der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Photographie, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from The Photographic Society of Japan. Farewell Photography was first published in 1972.