"Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975"

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"Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960–1975"
Photograph: Courtesy Art Institute of Chicago
Artist unknown. Protest Surrounding the Construction of Narita Airport, about 1969

Though it only published three issues, Tokyo's Provoke magazine produced photography and cultural criticism that was ahead of its time in the late 1960s. This exhibition of postwar photos showcases images from political protests, performances and art exhibitions in Japan.

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