Masayoshi Sukita, Professional Photographer
Born in Nogata City, Fukuoka Japan in 1938. Graduated from Nogata High School.
After going through Nippon Photography Institute and Daiko Advertising Inc. he joined Delta Mondo in Tokyo in 1965 and there mainly engaged in men's fashion businesses. He won the APA and ADC awards in the 1960s.
Fascinated by the Woodstock's concert in 1969, he became interested in the subculture and traveled to New York and London to take the photographs. He has been photographing famous musicians of the world including David Bowie, T.REX, and YMO. He is still active today at the forefront such as holding photo exhibitions in various places and receiving worldwide praises.
Participated in the photo exhibition "Who Shot Rock & Roll" held at the Brooklyn Museum in 2009.
2012, released a photo album "BOWIE × SUKITA Speed of Life" the pictures of David Bowie whom he kept shooting for 40 years from Genesis publication in the UK. In August, "Sound & Vision / KIREI(Beautiful)" was held in 4 cities nationwide in Japan, starting with Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography.
Participated in "David Bowie Is" sponsored by the British Victoria & Albert Museum since 2013. Currently developing world tour at "David Bowie Photo Exhibition".