Hiroshi Watanabe's beautifully composed black and white images of random observations from around the world are strikingly emotive in their simplicity and detail. A timeless quality and poetic sensibility makes these the kind of images that haunt. Of his work he writes, "A current that underlies my work is the concept of preservation. I make every effort to be a faithful visual recorder of the world around me, a world in flux that, at very least in my mind, deserves preservation, and that I constantly seek to expand."
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