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ARAKI Nobuyoshi. Tokyo Monogatari (1989)

ARAKI Nobuyoshi. Tokyo Monogatari (Tokyo Story). Tokyo: Heibonsha, 1989. First ed. & pr. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — Oblong in-4° (21 x 29 x 1.5 cm), (136) p., 650 g.
Softcover, pict. dj, b&w pictures. Index & biography in Japanese.
Couv. souple, jaquette ill., photographies n&b. Index & biographie en japonais.

État / Condition — Fine / Bon.

Remarques & avis / Review — A beautiful, daring and unexpected story of Tokyo, a dark and clear reverie, of naked skin, beggars, small streets, ruins and construction sites, in excellent full-page, contrasted and finely printed monochrome photographs, and a capital turning point in Nobuyoshi ARAKI's work. A personal favorite.

Une histoire de Tokyo, belle, inattendue et osée, rêverie sombre et claire, de peaux nues, clochards, ruelles, ruines et constructions, en excellentes photographies monochromes contrastées, très bien imprimées, à pleine page, et pierre de tourne capitale dans l'œuvre d'ARAKI Nobuyoshi. Un favori personnel.

Divers / Misc. — "An important volume suggesting a new direction in ARAKI's work. 120 photos laid out in order of the seasons. An excellent reference for the Tokyo of the 1980s." (IIZAWA Kohtaro, ARAKI's Illustrated Bibliography, in déjà-vu #4 : ARAKI Nobuyoshi (1991), p.87)

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