amazing woodcut print depicting the radioactive rubble
of Hiroshima was created by Asai Kiyoshi,
who was 44 years old when the bomb was dropped on
Prefectural Industry Promotion Building, completed
in 1915, is the focus of this artwork. Looking closely,
you can see that the destroyed building is surrounded
by thousands of dead people. The building was at the
very epicenter of the atomic blast, and has been preserved
to this very day as a monument against war.
artist, who is now deceased, titled his print, Evening
glow over Hiroshima.