Narutoshi Furukawa

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Narutoshi Furukawa (古川 成俊, Furukawa Narutoshi, 1900–1996) was a Japanese photographer.[1][2] He was born in Karatsu, Saga Prefecture. His grandfather was Shumpei Furukawa, himself a photographer. Furukawa graduated from the Tokyo School of Fine Arts in 1922. In 1930, he joined the New Photography Research Society; several of his photographic montages were published in the group's journal. He retired from photography in 1955 but became a professor at the Tokyo Junior College of Photography. He was made a professor emeritus there in 1982.[2]


  1. ^ (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. ^ a b Tucker, Anne; Friis-Hansen, Dana; Iizawa, Kōtarō; Ryuichi, Kaneko; Kinoshita, Naoyuki; Joe, Takeba (2003). The History of Japanese Photography. Yale University Press. p. 339. ISBN 0300099258.