New exhibition reflects on the turbulent period that followed the war, exhibiting over 100 black and white photographs by 11 leading post-war Japanese photographers, including Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Shomei Tomatsu, Eikoh Hosoe and Ken Domon.

Visit Open Eye Gallery’s website for more information

Read Sean O’Hagan’s article ‘After the bomb: photographs show Japan’s rebirth from the rubble’ featured from The Guardian

 

Dancers resting on the rooftop of the SKD theatre. Asakusa, Tokyo, 1949. Photograph: Takeyoshi Tanuma/Open Eye Gallery

Dancers resting on the rooftop of the SKD theatre. Asakusa, Tokyo, 1949. Photograph: Takeyoshi Tanuma/Open Eye Gallery