ARAKI Nobuyoshi. Tokyo Elegy. Shashin-gekijo (Photo-theater). Tokyo: Toju-sha, 1981. 1st ed. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing
Description — 8° (24 x 19 x 2 cm), 266 p., pict. softcover & dj, obi, color (16 p.) and b&w pictures. Postfaces in Japanese.
État / Condition — Fine.
Remarques & avis / Review — Numerous series that cover a wide range of topics (playful sex in a studio, a walk through a public housing complex, Yoko, male shibari, etc.). A thick, well-designed and well-printed volume and unarguably one of ARAKI Nobuyoshi's best. "A long-planned volume with photos from 1967 to 1972. As many as 16 sequential photos to a page, giving the book a movie-like feeling. Images of sex and violence, and, abruptly, of his father's funeral" (IIZAWA Kohtaro, ibid., p.80).
Divers / Misc. — Ref.: BERTOLOTTI, Livres de nu, 188.
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