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LeoMessi

  • 4 years ago

How were Hiratsuka Un’ichi's images of Tokyo's destruction post-earthquake in 1925 considered to be novel/unique?

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  1. fauxshaux
    • 4 years ago
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    Following the destruction, Un'ichi walked and sketched Tokyo among the dying flames

  2. fauxshaux
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    His perspective really played to the Japanese concept of "place," and the areas he chose to capture added an acceptance of the new and the old/traditional aspects of what Japan was at the time and was becoming

  3. AntiMatter
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    The locations were distinct and simply depicted so that they were very easily recognizable, the inclusion of the Russian Orthodox Nicolai Cathedral plays to depicting how Japan was changing

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    The novelty of the works comes from the unknown method of productions and the direct simplicity of location depiction

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