Katsura and Mies

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    make sure you also see

    Katsura Shoin The Photographs of Ishimoto Yasuhiro
    KATSURA
    The Photographs of Ishimoto Yasuhiro

    February 18-March 7, 2010
    Kemper Room Art Gallery
    Paul V. Galvin Library
    Illinois Institute of Technology
    35 West 33rd Street, Chicago, IL 60616

    February 18-March 7, 2010

    Exhibition hours:
    Monday–Friday: 9 am-6 pm
    Saturday: 9 a.–5 pm
    Sunday: noon–5 pm

    For parking and directions visit www.art.iit.edu.

    The exhibition is generously sponsored by the Japan Foundation and supported by the Consulate General of Japan and art@IIT.
    KATSURA
    The Photographs of Ishimoto Yasuhiro
    Ishimoto Yasuhiro studied with Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan at the Institute of Design. In 1953, Ishimoto began photographing the Katsura Imperial Villa, which was built in Kyoto in the seventeenth century for the Japanese Imperial Family. Its buildings and gardens are created in a simple yet elegant style that has had an effect on many modern architects such as Bruno Taut. The 50 images in the exhibition, which is curated by Susan Aurinko, are from the book Katsura, published in 1960 by Ishimoto.



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