Solitude of Ravens

by Masahisa fukase



Solitude of Ravens by Masahisa Fukase. First impression of this 2017 edition in new condition. No markings. The book is brand new. Slipcase has shrink wrap covering it. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About Solitude of Ravens

This book was made between 1975 and 1982 in the wake of his wife Yōko Wanibe divorcing him. The visual narrative of the series revolves around the anthropomorphic form of the raven. Dead and alive the birds punctuate the work; lone birds reduced to shadow puppetry against the snow or dislocated flocks that mimic the grain of the photographs themselves. Although interjected with other subjects such as blizzard streaked streets or the fleshy form of a nude masseuse, it is the recurrent presence of the ravens that sets the ominous and cinematic tone of the work.

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