Fine Art Photography

A Gallery Challenges Japan’s Art Photo Tradition

November 14, 2011

By Interview Conor Risch; translated Reiko Tsukamoto

Since the Ricoh camera company opened it in 2008, Tokyo’s RING CUBE gallery has been introducing Japanese audiences to the work of foreign photographers, including Alex Majoli, Alex Prager, Kenneth Cappello, Ari Marcopoulos and Peter Sutherland. Gallery director Masanori Hashimoto explains the gallery’s ambitious mission to change the culture of fine art photography in Japan. PDN: Why did Ricoh choose...

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