Born 1945 in Tokyo. Finished a photography workshop in 1976. In 1980, he won the Kimura Ihei Award for Street Photo Random Tokyo 1975-1979. His Flash Up series capturing Tokyo nightlife in the roaring ‘70s in pictures of biker gangs, yakuza, right-wing activists, cabarets and host clubs, made a big impact. He received the 42nd Annual Award from the Photographic Society of Japan for 80's Family in 1992, and in 1999, a Photography Award at the 30th Kodansha Publishing Culture Awards for Japan. Exhibitions include “Toshi no zokei (Urban Landscape)” (2008) and the “Toshi no kagami (Mirrors of Cities)” Nikon Salon special exhibition (2006).
Exhibitions of Seiji KURATA
Kenji ISHIGURO, Kou INOSE, Tenmei KANOH, Seiji KURATA, Issei SUDA, Eikoh HOSOE, Masao MOCHIZUKI, Daido MORIYAMA
Closed on Monday, Tuesday and 4.29-5.8
*Akio Nagasawa Gallery Ginza is temporary closed on Sunday, May 13th, 2018.
Kou INOSE, Takayuki OGAWA, Tenmei KANOH, Takashi KIJIMA, Seiji KURATA, Eiichiro SAKATA, Hajime SAWATARI, Toshio SHIBATA, Issei SUDA, Masato SETO, Yoshihiro TATSUKI, Masatoshi NAITO, Sakiko NOMURA, Daido MORIYAMA, Eikoh HOSOE, Masayuki YOSHINAGA, Gozo YOSHIMASU, Kohei YOSHIYUKI, William KLEIN, Sarah MOON
2014.11.5(Wed.) - 11.30(Sun.)
Closed on Monday,Tuesday
*The Gallery will be open on Monday,November 24,as this day is a public holiday.
Publications of Seiji KURATA