Naito Masatoshi: Another World Unveiled
“Naito Masatoshi: Another World Unveiled” showcases the work of Japanese photographer Naito Masatoshi whose career spans over more than half a century. Exploring different topics such as the formation of life and the universe, as well as an in-depth study of various folklore cultures in the northern Tohoku region, the maverick photographer dives into the darker underworld of Japanese culture and religion. In his first major retrospective in a Tokyo museum, Naito reveals his unique vision in a series of powerful and intimate images, merging his personal imagination, science and religion.
Image: Elderly Woman Holding a Memorial Service, Mt. Osore, From Old Hags Burst Out!, 1969, Collection of Tokyo Photographic Art Museum