We hold plan exhibition "two eyes of war photographer Tsuguichi Koyanagi" in Peace Memorial Museum for from Tuesday, June 5 to Sunday, September 2. Admission for free
Tsuguichi Koyanagi (1907-1994) played an active part as war photographer of army part-time service for long terms from 1938 (Showa 13) to the end of the war. By this plan exhibition, we focus on person called Koyanagi as well as photograph and take up the personality.
We introduce photograph of the same period in conjunction with war diary, favorite camera, same model machine of Baru NAC Leica, Junkichi Mukai of painter, friends and acquaintances with Ashihei Hino and others of writer known as soldier novel, interchange with the postwar war dead bereaved.
And photograph approaches for the historic meaning what was photographed for what how when where.
(photograph) Tsuguichi Koyanagi in battlefield
We perform display commentary by curator. We introduce episode of the highlight of plan exhibition and display document.
[Date and Time] Saturday, June 16, Sunday, July 15, Sunday, August 5, Saturday, August 25
Each 13:00 ... (approximately 40 minutes)
From Tuesday, June 5 to Sunday, September 2 from 9:30 to 17:30 (as for the admission until 17:00)
Monday, June 11, 18th Monday, 25th Monday, Monday, July 2, Monday, July 9, Sunday, August 26
The 33rd floor of the 2-6-1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Shinjuku Sumitomo Building
・It is a 3-minute walk from Toei Oedo Line Tochomae Station
Free of charge
Peace Memorial Museum