Ihei Kimura: Afterimage of Paris 1950s
1950s Paris in Color.
Shortly after the end of the war, traveling abroad was a difficult endeavor in Japan, and Paris, the world capital of art, was a destination that belonged to world of dreams.
In 1954, his Leica camera loaded with state-of-the-art Japanese color film, Kimura’s heartfelt desire to visit Paris came true.
There, he met photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Doisneau, and could witness the everyday drama of ordinary people in the high streets and business quarters of a lively Paris.
Afterimage of Paris 1950s collects 117 of his Paris impressions - color photos that are exceptional within the Kimura’s body of work.
The famous charm of a golden Paris comes back to life.
Texts in Japanese.
Title: Afterimage of Paris 1950s
Publisher: CREVIS, 2016
Author: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau
Photographer: Ihei Kimura
Graphic Design: -
Size: 25.7 x 18.6 cm, 194 pages