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Taro Masushio

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Taro Masushio primarily works with drawing and photography to digest the photographic history of Japan, looking in particular at lesser-known queer creatives and their stories. One photographer who has had a strong imprint on Masushio is Jun’ichi En’ya, one of the first Japanese homoerotic photographers, colloquially known as the ‘Uncle from Osaka’. Mining En’ya’s archive of thousands of photographs, Masushio sketched some of the most graphic images on discarded paper and then photographed these...Read more