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Nobuyoshi Araki

TeNeues, 2010
96 pages
some colour illustrations, some black and white
ISBN: 9783570198469

This retrospective pays tribute to a truly distinctive photographer. With an academic training in photography and a professional background in advertising, Nobuyoshi Araki's subject matter is wide-ranging and incredibly diverse. Blending the careful composition of traditional Japanese culture with his own frenetic energy, Araki's work is compelling and controversial. Many of his works are erotically charged, yet, with a true artist's sensibility he brings something original to each composition. Undoubtedly one of the most prolific artists of any age, this portfolio challenges our most fundamental assumptions.


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