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Author: Nobuyoshi Araki; Akiko Miki; Yoshiko Isshiki; Tomoko Sato; Barbican Art Gallery.
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nobuyoshi Araki is the most controversial photographer working in the world today. To his critics, he is no more than a pornographer and a misogynist; to his supporters he is a radical and a revolutionary, a figure who has challenged not just artistic limits, but social limits in post-war Japan. At home, he is a national celebrity. In the West he is considerably less understood. This is the book that will explain  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Nobuyoshi Araki; Nobuyoshi Araki; Nobuyoshi Araki
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nobuyoshi Araki; Akiko Miki; Yoshiko Isshiki; Tomoko Sato; Barbican Art Gallery.
ISBN: 0714845760 9780714845760 0714845558 9780714845555
OCLC Number: 63293447
Notes: Accompanies the exhibit held Barbican Art Gallery, London, Oct. 6, 2005-Jan. 22, 2006.
Description: 719 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: * 1,200 reproductions * essays by Ian Jeffrey, Akiko Miko, Yuko Tanaka and Jonathan Watkins * interview by Hans-Ulrich Obrist * a complete, illustrated, annotated bibliography of Araki's 200 plus books by Kohtaro Iizawa * anthology of Araki's writings edited by Tomoko Sato and translated into English for the first time * a chronology of Araki's life illustrated with personal pictures
Other Titles: Self, life, death
Responsibility: edited by Akiki Miki, Yoshiko Isshiki, and Tomoko Sato.

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The definitive overview of Japan's greatest and most controversial living photographer.  Read more...

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'The work of Nobuyoshi Araki is virtually impossible to sum up in a few words. But here goes ... gritty reportage, rope bondage, dead cats, naked women, naked women drinking coke, and the occasional Read more...

 
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