"Shomei Tomatsu: Island Life"

Art, Photography
Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo Shomei Tomatsu.�Untitled�(Aka-jima, Okinawa), from the series�The�Pencil of the Sun,�1973.
Photographer Tomatsu (1930-2012) captured Japan's southern islands over the course of his career, and his first solo show in the U.S. in nearly 10 years features politically charged, black-and-white images from the 1960s-such as American bombers taking off from Okinawa for Vietnam-as well as bright blue seascapes.
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