Yasufumi Nakamori is Senior Curator, International Art (Photography) at Tate, the U.K. As a scholar, he focuses on the history of photography, modern Japanese art and architecture, and the intersection of contemporary art and law. Previously, he was the head of the department of photography and new media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. From 2008-2016 he was an associate curator of photography at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where he received the 2011 Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award for Smaller Exhibitions from the College Art Association for his book and exhibition Katsura: Picturing Modernism in Japanese Architecture, Photographs by Yasuhiro Ishimoto (2010). While he is at the Dora Maar House, he will complete a book manuscript titled Imagining a City: Visions of Avant-Garde Architects and Artists from 1953 to 1970 Japan.
Photograph by Dan Dennehy, the Minneapolis Institute of Art