Hitoshi Fugo

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Hitoshi Fugo (普後 均, Fugo Hitoshi, born 1947) is a Japanese photographer.[1]

Hitoshi Fugo is a graduate of the photography programme at Nihon University and was mentored by Eikoh Hosoe. He is mostly known for his conceptual 'On the Circle,' and 'Flying Frying Pan' series, both of which are available as books.[2] He has exhibited at Kushiro Art Museum, Hokkaido, AKAAKA Gallery, Tokyo, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama City, Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, and Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo.

Fugo's introspective and sometimes highly abstracted series '暗転' ('Anten', or 'BLACKOUT' in English), made during travels to India, Nepal, and elsewhere during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, was exhibited at Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, New York, March 8-April 14, 2018.[3]


  1. ^ ‹See Tfd›(in Japanese) Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, editor. 328 Outstanding Japanese Photographers (『日本写真家事典』, Nihon shashinka jiten). Kyoto: Tankōsha, 2000. ISBN 4-473-01750-8
  2. ^ Hitoshi Fugo. On the Circle. Tokyo: Akaaka, 2012 and Flying Frying Pan. Tokyo: Shazow, 1997.
  3. ^ Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery

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