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YOSHIDA Ruiko. Harlem Exhibition Archive (1970)

YOSHIDA Ruiko. Harlem Exhibition Archive: Original Prints (ca. 1970) and her Harlem books (1972, 1974).

Description & Condition — See below.

Review — An exceptional set of the original archive prints by YOSHIDA Ruiko for her exhibition in 1971-72 (along with photos of an exhibition hall and ephemera) and the two books that were born from her 7-year stay in New York City: Black is Beautiful: Harlem no Atsui Hibi and Harlem: Black Angels (SIGNED COPY). An important pictorial testimony on the Harlem community in the 1960s: daily life, Black Panthers, demos..

Misc. — This set entails:

38 original photographic prints (16.5 x 12 - 18 x 13 cm)
mounted on black paper (approx. 25 x 18 cm):
- 22 street & outside photographies: 8 color and 14 b&w
- 16 studio pics: 4 color and 12 b&w (incl. 1 cut from contact sheet)
Excellent condition.

YOSHIDA Ruiko's exhibition-related material:
- 5 silver prints (four 12 x 16.5 cm, one 10.4 x 15.6 cm)
- 2 newspaper articles (1972/11) and 2 newspaper ads for the book (1973/2-3)
- 2 photocopies of exhibition ads.

2 books:

YOSHIDA Ruiko. Black is Beautiful: Haaremu no Atsui Hibi (Hot Days in Harlem). Tokyo: Kodansha, 1972. 1st ed. & pr.
8vo (21 x 15 x 1.5 cm), (2)-185-(3) p., softcover, color pict. dj, b&w pics. VG condition.

YOSHIDA Ruiko. Haaremu: Kuroi Tenshi-tachi / Harlem: Black Angels. Tokyo: Kodansha, March 1974. RARE SIGNED COPY.
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