Legacy of Time Passed by Naohisa Hara
The Beauty of black & white silver gelatin prints made by 8×10 Large Format Camera
Public On-View：2018/01/13 (Sat)–02/25 (Sun)
Venue：1839 Contemporary Gallery (Tel: 02-2778-8458)
B1, 120 Yanji Street, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan ROC
“Legacy of Time Passed”which is his lifetime’s work to shoot the relation with city and nature of Europe at France, Italy, Spain and others since 1970’s.Also in Asia, he documented the changing of life and city of the people with feeling of intimacy.
Hara has been photographing numerous scenes of European streets lined with old town buildings and their surrounding landscapes since the 1970’s. His own aesthetic sensitivities and historical viewpoint coupled with his skill of large format photography have brought about the higher degree of perfection to his work.
Naohisa Hara was born in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, 1946.Graduated from the Department of Photography, Nihon University College of Art, 1969.Finished program at Nihon University Art Institute, 1971.On Government Overseas Training Program for Artists One Year Internship, studied in France and Germany, 1976. He has been showing “Legacy of Time Passed” of Europe based upon various historical background by his great photographing technique of 8×10 inches camera as well as breathtaking prints. He was a Professor, Head of Department of Photography, Nihon University until 2016.