Naoyuki Kinoshita

Naoyuki Kinoshita

Naoyuki Kinoshita (木下 直之 Kinoshita Naoyuki?, born 1954) is a Japanese art historian. He currently works in the University of Tokyo. He was born on Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture and graduated from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. He took part in publishing the book The History of Japanese Photography as an essayist along with Kōtarō Iizawa.[1] He is also known for his research of Nishiki-e such as Yoarashi Okinu.[2]

In 2010, Kinoshita praised Kengo Kuma for his deciding that a part of old structures of kabuki-za would remain in the new institution.[3]


  • Watashi no Jōkamachi: Tenshukaku kara Mieru Sengo no Nihon (わたしの城下町―天守閣からみえる戦後の日本?) (2007, Chikuma Shobō) ISBN 9784480816535


  1. ^ "The History of Japanese Photography". Yale University Press. Retrieved August 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ (Japanese) Naoyuki Kinoshita (1999). "小野秀雄コレクション再考". University of Tokyo. Retrieved 2009-01-03. 
  3. ^ Yamaguchi, Hiroko (April 28, 2010). "Passing on memories, art form to next generations". Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved August 24, 2010.