Tokyomania by Nobuyoshi Araki. First impression. Paperback edition in fine condition. No markings, pages clean, binding firm. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About TokyomaniaA collection of works by Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, "Araki Tokyomania". Araki, who has published hundreds of photo books so far, looks back at how many titles have "Tokyo" as their title. There are many in the 20th century alone, the number of photobooks with "Tokyo" as their title may exceed 50 when the 21st century publications are included. So this book is a collection of works published at the exhibition held in Paris in 2000, "Tokyo mania" which is a mixture of "Tokyo" from a foreigner and "mania" like Araki. Also Contains the text "Lonely Mosaic". (Part) Both English and French.
Artist BioNobuyoshi Araki (born 1940.) is widely considered one of the greatest Japanese photographers. His work is incredibly eclectic and also 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 as well as 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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