Yoshiki Hishinuma – 100 Flowers, 100 Butterflies by Nobuyoshi Araki. First edition. First impression. Large format paperback with dustjacket in fine condition. No markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Yoshiki Hishinuma – 100 Flowers, 100 Butterflies
Two of Japan’s hottest trendsetters – fashion designer Hishinuma and also photographer Araki – show off their talents with the help of 100 girls. The girls charisma as well as vitality convey the energy and tastes of modern, young Tokyo women. So, Hishinuma’s spring / summer 2001 Paris collection is featured.
Araki (May 25, 1940) is a Japanese photographer and also contemporary artist professionally known by the mononym Arākī (アラーキー). Known primarily for photography that blends eroticism and bondage in a fine art context, he has published over 500 books.
So, Araki is one of the most prolific Japanese artists. Many of his photographs are erotic, straddling a line between art as well as pornography. Among his books are Sentimental Journey (1971), and Tokyo Lucky Hole (1990). Sentimental Journey “1972 – 1992” is a diary of life with his wife Yōko, who died of ovarian cancer in 1990. The first part of Sentimental Journey shows the couple embarking on married life — their honeymoon and also sexual relations. Pictures taken during Yoko’s last days were published in Winter Journey.
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