The Provoke Postscript: Takanashi and Toward the City

The last and perhaps the most lavish of the Provoke-era photobooks, Yutaka Takanashi’s Toshi-e (Towards the City), was published in 1974. By that time, Japan was a very different place than it had been a half-decade prior when the Provoke…

Provoke: The Authoritative Volume

Provoke: Between Protest and Performance—Photography in Japan 1960/1975. Edited by Diane Dufour and Matthew Witkovsky. Göttingen: Steidl Verlag, 2016. Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name, shown at the Albertina Museum in Vienna, Fotomuseum Winterthur in Winterthur,…