Woodcut and photoscreenprint
Support: Japanese paper
Sheet: 74 x 141.7 cm (29 1/8 x 55 13/16 in.); Image: 56.7 x 118.9 cm (22 5/16 x 46 13/16 in.)
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Ward Collection Fund 1996.258
Edition: 15, HC 1, AP 3
Noda photographs his surroundings to record personal experiences at a specific time and place, creating a visual diary. Here, he emphasized the monotonous quality of this inhospitable urban scene, devoid of figures, by printing the image from a woodblock on a solid white background. The result is a generalized, rather than personal, evocation of memory that underscores the dehumanized nature of modern life.
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