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ARAKI Nobuyoshi. Gekisha: Joyu-tachi (1978)

ARAKI Nobuyoshi. Gekisha: Joyutachi (Photo-Theater: Actresses). Tokyo: Byakuya-shobo, 1978. First edition & printing, INSCRIBED, SIGNED. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — 4° (25,5 x 21 x 1,5 cm), 256 p., 800 g.
Pict. softcover & dj, obi, b&w pictures, (8) p. of color photos. Text in Japanese. Copy INSCRIBED & SIGNED by ARAKI to the photographer Jun MIKI (black felt-tip pen). Great association copy.
Couv. souple et jaquette ill., bandeau éditeur, photographies n&b, (8) p. de photos coul. Texte en japonais. Exemplaire portant ENVOI autographe signé d'ARAKI au photographe MIKI Jun (feutre noir). Belle provenance.

État / Condition — EXCELLENT.

Remarques & avis / Review — A fine and abundant early work, with the eternal comedy of women as a core, all in portraits and nude in gentle shades of grey, by the talented, facetious and ever-green Nobuyoshi ARAKI.

Un bel et abondant ouvrage des débuts, avec pour cœur l'éternelle comédie féminine, tout en portraits et nus de douces nuances de gris, par le facétieux et toujours-vert ARAKI Nobuyoshi.

Divers / Misc. — "The thesis: all women are actresses. Profile of 20 women, mostly nude. With comic or obscene commentary." (IIZAWA Kohtaro, ARAKI's Illustrated Bibliography, in déjà-vu #4 : ARAKI Nobuyoshi (1991), p.78)

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