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1938

On October 10, Daido (Hiromichi) Moriyama is born in Ikeda-cho (now Ikeda-shi), Osaka.

1961

Moriyama moves to Tokyo, to join the eminent photographers` group VIVO in March, whose members include Shomei Tomatsu, but the group is about to dissolve. Eikoh Hosoe takes Moriyama on as an assistant and next year Moriyama assists in the production of Hosoe`s series
Ordeal by Roses

1964

Started his career as a freelance photographer, frequently shot around American base in Yokosuka. Started friendship with Takuma Nakahira this time.

1967

Award

New Artist Award from the Japan Photo Critics Association

1968

Group exhibition

"Pantomime" (with Shin Yanagisawa), Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo

Publication

Japan: A Photo Theater, with text of Shuji Terayama, Muromachi Shobo

1970

Publication

First, throw aout verisimilitude, Tabata Shoten
(with Michiaki Amano, Takuma Nakahira, Takahiko Okada, Yutaka takanashi and Koji Taki )

Solo exhibition

"Scandal" Plaza Dick, Tokyo.

1971

Visited NewYork for the first time with Tadanori Yokoo.

1972

Publication

Farewell Photography, Shashin Hyouronsha
Hunter, Chuokoronsha Inc
Mayfly, Haga Shoten Document, privately published magazine(July 1972 - June 1973 Vol.5)

1974

Group exhibition

"New Japanese Photography" the Museum of Modern Art, NewYork ; St. Louis Museum of Art ; Minneapolis Institute of Art ; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Kranneert Art Museum of Art in the University of Illinois ; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
"From Photography / Towards Photography" Mat Grosso Gallery, Tokyo
"Fifteen Photographers Today" Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

Publication

New York : Another Country, Private Publishing

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama Printing Show" Shimuzu Gallery, Tokyo
"Harley Davidson" Gallery jun, Tokyo
"The Tales of Tohno" Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo

1975

Group exhibition

"A History of Japanese Modern Photography" Seibu Museum, Tokyo

Solo exhibition

"Cherry Bloosoms " Matto Grosso Gallery, Tokyo
"Hunter" Nijuban Hall, Naha, Okinawa

1976

Group exhibition

"Neue Fotografie aus Japan" Stadt Museum Graz, Austria ; the Municipal Museum in Austria ; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany

Solo exhibition

"Goshogawara" Ginza Nikon Salon, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama photo exhibition" Shadai Gallery, Tokyo
"Whistle if you need me" CAMP, Tokyo

Publication

Tales of Tohno, Asahi Sonorama Co Ltd.

1977

Solo exhibition

"Tokyo: Meshed World " Ginza Nikon Salon, Shinjuku Nikon Salon, Tokyo : Osaka Nikon Salon

1978

Publication

Japan: A Photo Theater ll , Asahi Sonorama Co Ltd.

Stayed in Sapporo, Hokkaido, for 3months in Summer

Solo exhibition

"the Tsugaru Strait" CAMP, Tokyo
"Niigata-City" CAMP, Tokyo

1979

Group exhibition

"Japan: A Self-Portrait" International Center of Photography, NewYork , USA
"Venetia '79 La Fotografia" Venetia, Italy
"Japanese Photography 1948-today" Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna, Italy

1980

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama" Gallery Form , Graz, Austlia

1981

Solo exhibition

"Light & Shadow" Nagai Photo Salon, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama Photo Exhibition" Zeit-Foto Salon. Tokyo

1982

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama : Calender" CAMP , Toyko
"Light & Shadow: The last chapter " Konishiroku Photo Gallery, Tokyo

Publication

Light & Shadow, Tojusha

1983

Group exhibition

"Photography and Climatology" Miyagi Museum og Art, Miyagi, Japan

Award

Photographer of the Year Award from the Photographic Society of Japan

1984

Group exhibition

"Contemporary 6 photographers by Polaloid 10 x 24 " Seibu Art Museum, Tokyo

Publication

Places in My Memory ; Memories of a Dog , The Asahi Simbun

1985

Group exhibition

"Black Sun; The eyes of Four " Museum of Modern Art of Oxford ; Serpentine Gallery, London ; Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA ; Museum of art, the University of Iowa, USA ; Japan House Gallery, NewYork
"Paris /New York / Tokyo" Tsukuba Museum of Photography '85, Ibaraki

Publication

A Dialogue with Photography, Seikyusha

1986

Group exhibition

"Fotographia Japonese Contemporanea" Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid ; Diputacion de Valencia Sala Parpallo, Valencia ; Casa Elizalde, Barcelona; Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
"Shoji Ueda, Daido Moriyama and Fuyuki Hattori " Zeit-foto salon, Tokyo

1987

Publication

"A journey to Nakaji", Sokyusha, Japan

Opened his private gallery 'room.801'

1988

Group exhibition

"Empathy, Contemporary Japanese Photographers '87 " visual Studies Workshop, Rochester
"Two persons exhibition (with Hiroshi Yamazaki)" FOTO DAIDO, Tokyo.

Publication

A jouney to Nakaji (Nakaji Yasui), Sokyusha

Solo exhibition

"Jouney to Nakaji" Chikurin Seija, Sapporo. Freelance, Otaru. Asahi Shimbun Wakayama Brunch ('89). Kashiwazaki Energy Hall, Niigata.

1989

Group exhibition

"Eleven Photographers from 1965 to 1975" The Yamaguchi Prefactural Museum, Japan

"Orientalism in Painting and Photographs" White Museum, World Design Expo '89 Nagoya, Hiroshima Museum of Art, Daimaru Gallery Osaka, Tochigi Prefactural Museum of Fine Arts, Hokkaido Museum of Art Hakodate, The Museum of Modern Art Shiga, The Shoto Museum of Art Tokyo, Shizuoka Prefactual Museum of Art (- '91)

"International FOTO-Triennale" Esslingen, Germany

Solo exhibition

"Marrakech Morocco" FOTO DAIDO, Tokyo
"Paris" FOTO DAIDO, Tokyo

Publication

Moriyama Daido 1970-1979 ,Sokyusha

1990

Publication

Lettre ・St. Lou, Kawade Shobo Shinsha

Group exhibition

"Fotofest ‘90" Houston, Texas
"Artists Who Love Nature: from Barbizon School to Contemporary Photographers" Green Museum, Osaka; Meguro Museum of Art, Tokyo; Hokkaido Asahikawa Museum or Art, Hokkaido; Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka (- 92)
"Photography Context: Document, Toyama’90" Museum of Modern Art, Toyama
"Tokyo: A City Perspective" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
"Foto Biennale Rotterdam '90" Rotterdam
"The past and the present of photography" the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo; the National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama Photo Exhibition" Zeit-foto Salon, Tokyo
"Landscape - Thailand" FOTO DAIDO, Tokyo

1991

Group exhibition

"14 Photographers in Japan Part II ? Contemporary Photography -" Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi, Tokyo
"Beyond Japan" Barbican Art Gallery, London
"Japanese Photography in the 1970s: Memories Frozen in Time" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

1992

Closed FOTO DAIDO

Group exhibition

"Japanese Pop Art in the 1960’s" (two hundred monochrome prints from "Japan: A Photo Theater" and other works from the late 1960s and 1970s are exhibited. Moriyama is as the only photographer included in this exhibition) Fukui Fine Art Museum
"What photographers have been expressing 1960-1990" Konica Plaza, Tokyo

1993

Publication

Daido hysteric, no. 4, Hysteric Glamour
Color, Sokyusha

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama: Works through the 1970s" il Tempo Gallery, Tokyo "Daido Moriyama: A Photo Installation" On Sunday’s, Tokyo "Daido Moriyama Photographs" Laurence Miller Gallery, New York

1994

Group exhibition

"Place M opening: Three -Persons Exhibition"(with Masato Seto and Hiroyasu Nakai) Place M, Tokyo.

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama: The works from the latest Book" On Sunday’s, Tokyo.

Joined to the members organizing the private gallery Place M, Shinjuku.

Publication

Daido hysteric, no. 6, Hysteric Glamour

1995

Group exhibition

"Photo City Tokyo" Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
"The National Museum of Modern Art and Photography: 1953-1995" The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Film Center, Tokyo
"25 photographers’ works in their 20’s" Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Yamanashi

Solo exhibition

"Peeping Out" Place M, Tokyo
"Imitation" Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo

Publication

A Dialogue with Photography (revised version), Seikyusha
From Photography / Towards Photography, Seikyusha
Imitation, Taka Ishii Gallery
The Times of the Dog, Sakuhinsha
Japan, A Photo Theater (revised version), Shinchosha.

1996

Group exhibition

"Figure" Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo

Produced Seiryu Inoue Exhibition at Konica Plaza, Tokyo, with Koh Inose. Nihon Keizai Shimbun features Moriyama’s photo essay [Women in photographs from autumn].

Solo exhibition

"COLOR 1970-1990" Picture Photo Space, Osaka
"COLOR" Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
"Daido hysteric" Ruth Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
"Paris" il tempo gallery, Tokyo

1997

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama" galerie agathe gaillard, Paris
"OSAKA" Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
"Polaroid Polaroid" Polaroid Gallery, Tokyo.

[Memories of a Dog - Final Chapter] in Asahi Graph magazine from January. PRINTS 21 magazine features Moriyama Daido works. Video Daido Moriyama vs. Nobuyoshi Araki is published, QUEST, Tokyo in December.

Publication

Hunter: For Jack Kerouac (reprinted), Taka Ishii Gallery
Japanese Photographers Vol.37, Iwanami shoten
OSAKA: Daido hysteric No.8, Hysteric Glamour

1998

Publication

"Memories of a Dog", The Asahi Shinbun Company, Japan

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama" Takaishi Gallery", Osaka

1999

Solo exhibition

"PARIS" (inkjet prints) EPSON Imaging Gallery epSITE, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama: stray dog" with Publication of the catalogue daido moriyama: stray dog, San Francisco Modern Museum; Metropolitan Museum and Japan Society in New York (-99); Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Fotomuseum Folkwang Essen, Essen (-2000); Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusets; Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego (-2001)
"Rafflesia" (silk screen works) , Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
"Tohno Story" Taka Ishii Gallery, Los Angeles
"Tokyo Colors" The Deep Gallery, Paris

Publication

"COLOR 2", Sohkyu-sha
"Dream of the water", Sohkyu-sha
"Passage", Widse Publishing
"Visions of Japan: PARIS", Korinsha Press

2000

Solo exhibition

"Passage" Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo

Publication

"The past is always new, the future is always nostalgic"
(essays and dialogue with Takuma Nakahira), Seikyu-sha

2001

Group exhibition

"M Exhibition" Place M, Tokyo.
"Open City: Street Photographs since 1950" Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; The Lowry Salford Quays, UK; Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, Spain; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC.

Publication

"Places in My Memory "(revised version), Kawade Shobo Shinsha
"Daido Moriyama 55", Phaidon Press
"Memories of a Dog, Final Chapter" (revised version), Tokyo.
"The Japanese Box "(Facsimile reprint of six rare photographic Publications of the Provoke era), Edition 7L/Steidl
The Documentary film, Near Equal Daido Moriyama Image Forum, Shibuya, Tokyo.
(Now DVD ,"Near Equal Daido Moriyama" is published from B.B.B. co. ltd.).

2002

Group exhibition

"M Exhibition" Place M, Tokyo
"Photonesia" (with the symposium titled “the Memories and Creativity in Photography” by Shomei Tomatsu, Nobuyoshi Araki, Takuma Nakahira and Moriyama) Naha City Public Gallery, Okinawa.

Solo exhibition

"Shinjuku" Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
"Platform, Light and Shadow" Daiwa Radiator Factory, Hiroshima
"‘71-NY" Roth Horwitz, New York
"Daido Moriyama: Shinjuku ? Platform, Light and Shadow ?" the Museum of Contemporary Art, Nagoya, Aichi
"Inside The White Cube: Antipodes" White Cube, London.

Publication

"transit", eyesencia
"Shinjuku," Getsuyosha Publishing
"‘71-NY", Roth Horwitz
"Platform", Daiwa Radiator

2003

Group exhibition

"Japan: Contemporary Ceramics and Photography" Hambourg
"Mask of Japan" aura gallery, Shanghai

Solo exhibition

"Hunter of Light Daido Moriyama 1965-2003" (retrospective exhibition) Shimane Art Museum, Shimane; Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido; Kawasaki City Museum, Kanagawa
"Daido Moriyama in Polaroid: Ambivalence" il tempo, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama" Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
"Cop-llage" Nadiff gallery, Tokyo

Award

Mainichi Art Award

Publication

"Daido Moriyama Complete Works vol.1", Daiwa Radiator

2004

Award

Der Kulturpreis (The Cultural Award) der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Photographie
Lifetime Achievement Award from The Photographic Society of Japan

Solo exhibition

"transit" FIFTY ONE fine art photography, Antwerpen
"Daido Moriyama Hysteric" (poster of photogrpaphs/ digital prints) Hysteric Glomour, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama" Maruzen Gallery, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama" Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne
"Daido Moriyama" galerie kamel mennour, Paris

Publication

"Memories of a Dog" (essays in English version), Nazraeri Press
"Daido Moriyama Complete Works Vol.2/Vol.3/Vol.4", Daiwa Radiator.
"To Nirvana and Back: Photo Album of Real Lear in Echigo -Tsumari", Gendaikikakushitsu Publishers
"NOVEMBRE", Getsuyousha Publishing
"ROUTE 16", eyesencia
"REMIX", galerie kamel mannour

2005

Group exhibition

"Moriyama/Shinjuku/Araki" (two persons exhibition with Nobuyoshi Araki) Tokyo Operacity Gallery
"Guangzhou Photo Biennale" guangdong Museum of Art
"CHIKAKU: Space and Memory in Japan" Kunsthaus Graz, Austria; Museum of Contemporary Art Vigo, Spain
"Shuji Terayama and Daido Moriyama: Aa, KMya" Logos Gallery, Tokyo

Solo exhibition

"Vintage and Modern Prints" Galerie Bob van Oursow, Switzerland
"Daido Moriyama; Buenos Aires" Kyoto University of Art and Design
"Buenos Aires" Epson imaging gallery epSITE, Tokyo
"Buenos Aires" Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
"Takuno" Place M, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama: TOKYO" Reflex Gallery, Amsterdam

Publication

"Moriyama/Shinjuku/Araki", Heibonsha
"Lettre ・St. Lou "(revised version),Kawade Shobo Shinsha
"Takuno", Sokyusha
"Buenos Aires", Kodansha press
"Aa, Koya" (with Shuji Terayama), Parco Publishing

2006

Solo exhibition

"Daido Emotion: Daido Moriyama Collection" Shimane Art Museum, Shimane
"Buenos Aires" Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum, Miyazaki
"25:00 Shinjuku, 1973", Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
"it" Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo

Publication

"Farewell Photography", revised version, Power Shovel Books, Tokyo
"A Dialogue with Photography and from Photography/Towards Photography", revised version, Seikyusha, Tokyo
"Daido Moriyama SHINJUKU 19xx-20xx", Codax Publishers, Zurich
"Lectures at noon/at night", Heibonsha, Tokyo
"it", Rat Hole, Tokyo
"t-82", Power Shovel Books, Tokyo
"Shinjuku Plus", Getsuyosha, Tokyo

2007

Group exhibition

[Other Scenes](Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles)

Publication

"Kagero & Colors", Powershovel

2008

Group exhibition

"A Quiet Gaze, Echoing Worlds#, Daido Moriyama and Migues Rio Branco", Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Solo exhibition

"bye-bye polaroid", TAKA ISHII GALLERY, Tokyo
"Hokkaido", RAT HOLE GALLERY, Tokyo
"S'", RING CUBE, Tokyo
"FAR FROM HOME", Galarie Kamei Mannour, Paris
"Daido Moriyama", reflex New Art Gallery, Amsterdam
"Retrospective 1965-2005 / HAWAII "Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography

Publication

"Record no.1-5" (revised), akio nagasawa publishing
"ZOO",Power Shovel
"Record no.9", Akio Nagasawa Publishing
"S'", Kodansha Ltd
"To another country", Asahi Shimbun Publications inc.
"Record no.10", Akio Nagasawa Publishing
"Bye-bye polaroid", TAKA ISHII GALLERY
"Hokkaido", RAT HOLE GALLERY

2009

Solo exhibition

"Ginza/DIGITAL", RING CUBE, Tokyo
"Light&Shadow", BLD GALLERY, Tokyo
"Hokkaido", Miyanomori Art Museum Sapporo, Yubari Art Museum, Arte Piazza Bibai, Parco Sapporo
"Around Magazine Work 1965-1974", NADiff a/p/a/r/t/,Tokyo

Publication

"Record No.11" (Akio Nagasawa Publishing)
"Light & Shadow" (Kodansha Ltd.)
"Record No.12" (Akio nagasawa Publishing)
"NORTHERN" (Toshoshimbun)
"NORTHERN PRESS" (Miyanomori Art Museum, Sapporo)
"BUENOS AIRES revised version" (Kodansha Ltd.)
"SAO PAULO revised version" (Kodansha Ltd.)
"Japan, A Photo Thereter - Magazine Works" (Getsuyosha)
"A Journey to something - Magazine Works" (Getsuyosha)
"Record No.13" (Akio nagasawa Publishing)

2010

Solo exhibition

"Daido Moriyama" LUHRING AUGUSTINE
"Hokkaido Vol.2" Higashikawa Bunka Gallery, Hokkaido, Japan
"NAGISA" BLD GALLERY, Tokyo
"Northern" Six, Osaka
"Record No15 NewYork" artdish, Tokyo
"THE WORLD THROUGH MY EYES" Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Modena, Modena, Italy
"SNAP-ROUTE122" artdish, Tokyo
"THE TROPICS" Place M, Tokyo
"route.20"OLYMPUS PHOTO GALLERY, TOKYO & OSAKA

Publication

"NAKAJI"
(KODANSHA Ltd.)

"RECORD NO.14"
(Akio Nagasawa Publishing)

"NAGISA"
(Akio Nagasawa Publishing)

"RECORD NO.15"
(Akio Nagasawa Publishing)

"RECORD NO.16"
(Akio Nagasawa Publishing)

"RECORD NO.17"
(Akio Nagasawa Publishing)

"THE TROPICS"
(KODANSHA Ltd.)

"TSUGARU"
(Taka Ishii Gallery)

2011

Solo exhibition

"Sao Paulo & Buenos Aires" Miyanomori Art Museum, Sapporo

2016

Solo exhibition

"Sao Paulo & Buenos Aires" Fondation Cartier pour l'art Contemporain

Group exhibition

"LAST DANCE" parco gallery, Tokyo