Patrick Allen Ryiochi Nagatani
(1945 - 2017)
Patrick Allen Ryiochi Nagatani was active/lived in New Mexico, California. Patrick Nagatani is known for nuclear war themed photography, dream-like collages, teaching.
Biography Patrick Allen Ryiochi Nagatani
"Patrick Nagatani, Photographer Famous for Collages, Dies at 72," Obituary by Sam Roberts, November 13, 2017, The New York Times.
Patrick Nagatani, a Japanese-American who was born just days after an atomic bomb obliterated Hiroshima, his family’s hometown, and who devoted his photographic career to evoking the nuclear legacy of the adopted nation that interned his parents during World War II, died on Oct. 27 at his home in Albuquerque. He was 72.
His wife, Leigh Anne Langwell, said the cause was colon cancer.
Mr. Nagatani never enrolled in a technical photography course, but he had training in Hollywood making special-effects models for films (including Blade Runner and Close Encounters of the Third Kind)
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