The Key by Kishin Shinoyama. First edition. First impression. Large format paperback in cardboard sleeve in near fine condition. There is soft creasing to the bottom corners of the book. No internal markings. The card sleeve has some scuffing.
About The KeyIn The Key, we see a collection of beautiful portraits of a very sensual nature. Shinoyama has dedicated his career to study the human body and intimacy.
About Kishin ShinoyamaKishin Shinoyama was born in Tokyo in 1940. He began shooting award-winning advertising photography while still a student at Nihon University. After several years with the advertising agency Light Publicity, Shinoyama began working as an independent photographer in 1968. In the decades since, he has taken portraits of some of the most recognized people of our time, including Yukio Mishima, Momoe Yamaguchi, Rie Miyazawa, and John Lennon and Yoko Ono. In his Gekisha and Shinorama series, Shinoyama has used the latest technologies to create new modes of expression. His recent digital multimedia project digi KISHIN brings a new perspective to both photography and cinema He has dedicated his practice to exploring intimacy and the human body, as well as documenting his home place of Tokyo. His sensual photographs often depict the body within the architecture of the city or conversely, the inherent sculptural qualities of the naked human form.
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