Konishiroku Hall, Tokyo, Japan (December)
First Exhibition of the Chugoku ShashinkaShudan (Chugoku Photographers Group)
Entered May Child
Konishiroku Hall, Tokyo, Japan (May)
Second Exhibition of the Chugoku ShashinkaShudan
Entered People in Snow and other works.
Konishiroku Hall, Tokyo, Japan (September)
Third Exhibition of the Chugoku ShashinkaShudan
Entered Four Girls, Children, and Spring
Ginza Mitsukoshi, Tokyo, Japan (December)
13th Japanese Photographic Art Exhibition (sponsored by Mainichi Newspapers)
Four Girls was awarded a special commendation.
Konishiroku Hall, Tokyo, Japan (June)
Fourth Exhibition of the Chugoku ShashinkaShudan
Entered Old Chatani and his Daughter and other works.
Daimaru Department Store, Osaka (February) and other locations in Japan
Asahi ShashinTenrankai (Asahi Photograph Exhibition)
Ueda’s first work after the war, Infant, won a special commendation.
Fuji Photo Salon, Tokyo, Japan (September)
Six Photographers Exhibition <Akiyama Shotaro, IwamiyaTakeji, Ueda Shoji,HayashiTadahiko, HoriuchiHatsutaro, and Midorikawa Yoichi>This exhibition continued to be held periodically.
The Museum of Modern Art, NY, U.S.A.
Photography in Retrospect (curated by Edward Steichen)
November, 1958-January, 1959
Surface of Snow is added to MoMA’s photograph collections.
Pentax Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (October)
San-in Twelve Photographers (joint exhibition with amateur photographers from San-in region)
This exhibition was held annually until 1973.
Nikon Salon, Tokyo (Ginza and Shinjuku) and Osaka
Ueda Shoji: Photographs, 1935-1974
GALLERIA D’ARTE MODERNA BOLOGNA, Bologna, Italy (January-February)
PhotografiaGiapponesedal 1848 ad Oggi
Nikon Salon, Tokyo (Ginza and Shinjuku), Osaka and other areas in Japan
Vision of Landscape
17thPhotokina, Koln, Germany (October)
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Pentax Forum, Tokyo (January)
Fifty Years of Photography of Ueda Shoji
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (December, 1986-March, 1987)
Japon des avant gardes, 1910-1970: exposition
Parco Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan (February)
Dunes – Ueda Shoji Exhibition
Houston Center, Texas, USA (February)
Photo Fest ’88 Invited as guest artist.
KonicaPlaza, Tokyo, Japan (March-April)
The Story of Landscape and Still-life
YonagoCityMuseum of Art, Tottori, Japan (February-March)
Ueda Shoji and his Colleagues: 1935-55
JCII Photo Salon, Tokyo, Japan (July)
Tokyo Station Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (July-August)
La Galerie Municipale du Château d'Eau, Toulouse, France (December)
Solo exhibition of his representative works.
Matsuya Department Store, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan (January)
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan (August-September)
GANJIN (Jianzhen and photographers around the World – Commemorating the Heisei Repairs of the Main Hall of Toshodai-ji Temple)
Posthumous exhibition of Ueda’s last work, Black Wave
Ueda planned to visit Toshodaiji on the following day of his death.
Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden (August-September)
Illusion - Japanese Photography
This tribute exhibition to Ueda toured around European countries including Denmark, Norway and Finland until November, 2002.
List of References:
Noriko Tsutatani, ed. A chronology published in the exhibition catalog of Photographs by Ueda Shoji
(Tokyo: East Japan Railway Culture Foundation, 1993).
Hiroo Ikegami, ed. A chronology published in 20 Japanese Photographers (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1998).