ポラエヴァシー (Polaevacy) by Nobuyoshi Araki. First edition (2000). First impression. medium format hardback in fine condition. No markings. Dust jacket in removable protective sleeve. Comes with a bellyband. Text in Japanese. Please see pictures. Any questions please get in touch.
About ポラエヴァシー (Polaevacy)ポラエヴァシー (Polaevacy) is a collection of hundreds of images in a small format, almost like a thumbnail, gathered through the pages, creating a continuous of contexts and subjects. Like in many of Araki's titles, the content of the photos is highly erotic, sometimes crossing into a sexual field, but often staying in a playful intimacy.
About Nobuyoshi ArakiNobuyoshi Araki (born 1940.) is widely considered one of the greatest Japanese photographers. His work is incredibly eclectic and diverse; documenting a varity of different subjects including the Tokyo Streets, flowers and kinbaku (Japanese rope tying). His vision is personal, strong and often considered outrageous but he never compromises on this vision of his. Using it to document and elevate his emotional reactions to everyday encounters with life and death. “Photography is about a single point of a moment. It’s like stopping time. As everything gets condensed in that forced instant. But if you keep creating these points, they form a line which reflects your life.” – Nobuyoshi Araki
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