Kaneko Ryuichi

Kaneko Ryuichi is the leading historian of Japanese photobooks. As the former curator at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, he oversaw the development of the institution’s collection. Over the past 45 years Kaneko has amassed a formidable private collection of more than twenty thousand volumes, magazines and catalogues. As a scholar, he has been an important advocate in supporting the scholarship and study of Japanese photography and photobooks.