1948, Tokiolives and works in Berlin and Tokyo

Biography

1948

Born in Tokyo/Japan

1970

Graduated from Saint Paul’s University, Tokyo

1974

Graduated from Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles where he was intensively influenced by the American art movements of minimalism and concept art

1974

Moved to New York

2001

Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography

2006/2007

Deutscher Fotobuchpreis

2009

Praemium Imperiale  - World Culture Prize in Memory of His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu

2010

Medals of Honor (Japan)

2013

Officier of the Orde des Arts et des Lettres

2014

Isamu Noguchi Award