Nobuyoshi Araki

Japanese, b. 1940

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Nobuyoshi Araki is a prolific photographer who has produced thousands of photographs over the course of his career. He became famous for “Un Voyage Sentimental” (1971), a series of photos depicting both banal and deeply intimate scenes of his wife …

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$191k, Phillips, 2014
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£1,890
'Untitled', 2000
Sold on May 13, 2021
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Two polaroid prints
7.5 x 7.7 cm
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£1,890
Auction Sale
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
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Two polaroid prints. Each signed in black ink on the verso. Each matted and framed. Each image 7.7 x 7.5 cm (3 x 2 7/8 in.); each sheet 11 x 8.7 cm (4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.)
'Untitled', 2000
Two polaroid prints
May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
£1,890
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7.5 x 7.7 cm
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May 13, 2021
Sotheby's
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£1,890
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Two polaroid prints. Each signed in black ink on the verso. Each matted and framed. Each image 7.7 x 7.5 cm (3 x 2 7/8 in.); each sheet 11 x 8.7 cm (4 3/8 x 3 5/8 in.)
€6,875
Mythology, 2008
Sold on May 6, 2021
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PHOTOGRAPH PRINT
50.4 x 60.5 cm
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€6,875
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May 6, 2021
Christie's
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Nobuyoshi Araki (N. 1940) firmata 'Nobuyoshi Araki' (sul retro) stampa fotografica 57.9 x 44.6 (fotografia) 60.5 x 50.4 cm. (foglio) Realizzata nel 2001-08 Autentica di Elisa Uematsu, Taka Ishii Gallery, n. NA–OD–158, in data 23 gennaio 2008 'MYTHOLOGY': SIGNED (ON THE REVERSE); PHOTOGRAPH PRINT L'opera non richiede Attestato di Libera Circolazione al fine della sua esportazione. This work does not require an export license. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Mythology, 2008
PHOTOGRAPH PRINT
May 6, 2021
Christie's
€6,875
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50.4 x 60.5 cm
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May 6, 2021
Christie's
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€6,875
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Nobuyoshi Araki (N. 1940) firmata 'Nobuyoshi Araki' (sul retro) stampa fotografica 57.9 x 44.6 (fotografia) 60.5 x 50.4 cm. (foglio) Realizzata nel 2001-08 Autentica di Elisa Uematsu, Taka Ishii Gallery, n. NA–OD–158, in data 23 gennaio 2008 'MYTHOLOGY': SIGNED (ON THE REVERSE); PHOTOGRAPH PRINT L'opera non richiede Attestato di Libera Circolazione al fine della sua esportazione. This work does not require an export license. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
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'A/FILM #2', 2006
Sold on Apr 12, 2021
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lightbox with 1,000 original 35mm color film positives
161.0 x 97.2 x 15.2 cm
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Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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A unique lightbox with 1,000 original 35mm color film positives. Signed in black ink on gallery label and with label bearing information about the work in facsimile affixed to frame verso. 97.2 x 161 x 15.2 cm (38¼x 63⅜x 6 in.)
'A/FILM #2', 2006
lightbox with 1,000 original 35mm color film positives
Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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Sculpture
161.0 x 97.2 x 15.2 cm
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Apr 12, 2021
Sotheby's
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A unique lightbox with 1,000 original 35mm color film positives. Signed in black ink on gallery label and with label bearing information about the work in facsimile affixed to frame verso. 97.2 x 161 x 15.2 cm (38¼x 63⅜x 6 in.)
HK$60,480
Untitled (67 Shooting Back) | 無題 (67 Shooting Back)
Sold on Jan 19, 2021
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RP-Pro crystal print
53.0 x 63.5 cm
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HK$60,480
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Jan 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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RP-Pro crystal print, with certificate of authenticity issued by Taka Ishii Gallery signed in English on the reverse Image taken in 2007, printed in 2017. image: 63.5 by 53 cm. 25 by 20⅞ in. 晶彩印刷珍珠紙本,附設由Taka Ishii 畫廊簽發之作品保證書 款識 (作品背面) 2007年攝,2017年印 圖像:63.5 x 53 公分,25 x 20⅞ 英寸
Untitled (67 Shooting Back) | 無題 (67 Shooting Back)
RP-Pro crystal print
Jan 19, 2021
Sotheby's
HK$60,480
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53.0 x 63.5 cm
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Jan 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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HK$60,480
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RP-Pro crystal print, with certificate of authenticity issued by Taka Ishii Gallery signed in English on the reverse Image taken in 2007, printed in 2017. image: 63.5 by 53 cm. 25 by 20⅞ in. 晶彩印刷珍珠紙本,附設由Taka Ishii 畫廊簽發之作品保證書 款識 (作品背面) 2007年攝,2017年印 圖像:63.5 x 53 公分,25 x 20⅞ 英寸
€9,600
Untitled
Sold on Nov 26, 2020
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cibachrome print
97.0 x 78.0 cm
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€9,600
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Nov 26, 2020
Dorotheum
Description
cibachrome print, signed with black felt tip pen on the reverse, 78 x 97 cm, framed
Untitled
cibachrome print
Nov 26, 2020
Dorotheum
€9,600
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97.0 x 78.0 cm
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Nov 26, 2020
Dorotheum
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€9,600
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cibachrome print, signed with black felt tip pen on the reverse, 78 x 97 cm, framed
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Pola eros
Sold on Nov 14, 2020
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Polaroid photograph
7.7 x 7.9 cm
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Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
Description
Polaroid photograph, 7.9x7.7cm, signed, with a sticker of Taka Ishii (signed), this lot accompanies another work; 【Nude】(polaroid photograph, 7.9x7.7cm, signed).Condition : 【Nude】: each in good condition.
Pola eros
Polaroid photograph
Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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7.7 x 7.9 cm
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Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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Polaroid photograph, 7.9x7.7cm, signed, with a sticker of Taka Ishii (signed), this lot accompanies another work; 【Nude】(polaroid photograph, 7.9x7.7cm, signed).Condition : 【Nude】: each in good condition.
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Untitled, 1999
Sold on Nov 14, 2020
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C-print (mounted on aluminium)
76.0 x 60.3 cm
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Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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1999/2007, C-print (mounted on aluminium), 60.3x76cm, signed on verso, sheet size 70.5x84.9cm, with a sticker of Taka Ishii (signed), framed. with a certificate by Taka Ishii.Condition : 1 crease in the margin, the illustration generally in good condition.
Untitled, 1999
C-print (mounted on aluminium)
Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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76.0 x 60.3 cm
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Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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1999/2007, C-print (mounted on aluminium), 60.3x76cm, signed on verso, sheet size 70.5x84.9cm, with a sticker of Taka Ishii (signed), framed. with a certificate by Taka Ishii.Condition : 1 crease in the margin, the illustration generally in good condition.
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Kaori, 2002
Sold on Nov 14, 2020
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monochrome photograph (mounted on aluminium)
152.8 x 101.8 cm
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Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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2002/2007, monochrome photograph (mounted on aluminium), 101.8x152.8cm, with a sticker of Taka Ishii (signed), sheet size 108x159.3cm, framed. with a certificate by Taka Ishii.Condition : in good condition.
Kaori, 2002
monochrome photograph (mounted on aluminium)
Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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152.8 x 101.8 cm
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Nov 14, 2020
Mainichi
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2002/2007, monochrome photograph (mounted on aluminium), 101.8x152.8cm, with a sticker of Taka Ishii (signed), sheet size 108x159.3cm, framed. with a certificate by Taka Ishii.Condition : in good condition.
€15,000
Untitled, 1990
Sold on Nov 10, 2020
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20 polaroids
7.2 x 8.0 cm
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€15,000
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Nov 10, 2020
Christie's
Description
20 Polaroids signés à l'encre (verso) chaque image : 8 x 7,2 cm. (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.) chaque feuille : 10,8 x 8,8 cm. (4 ¼ x 3 ½ in.) (20)Ces oeuvres sont uniques.
Untitled, 1990
20 polaroids
Nov 10, 2020
Christie's
€15,000
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7.2 x 8.0 cm
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Nov 10, 2020
Christie's
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€15,000
Description
20 Polaroids signés à l'encre (verso) chaque image : 8 x 7,2 cm. (3 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.) chaque feuille : 10,8 x 8,8 cm. (4 ¼ x 3 ½ in.) (20)Ces oeuvres sont uniques.
JPY ¥690,000
67 Shooting Back, 2007
Sold on Oct 31, 2020
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RP direct print
98.0 x 76.5 cm
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JPY ¥690,000
Auction Sale
Oct 31, 2020
SBI Art Auction
Description
2007 RP ダイレクトプリント 裏にサイン I. 76.5 × 98.0 cm (30⅛ × 38⅝ in.) S. 86.2 × 105.9 cm (33⅞ × 41¾ in.) 額装 タカ・イシイギャラリー作品証明書
67 Shooting Back, 2007
RP direct print
Oct 31, 2020
SBI Art Auction
JPY ¥690,000
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98.0 x 76.5 cm
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Oct 31, 2020
SBI Art Auction
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JPY ¥690,000
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2007 RP ダイレクトプリント 裏にサイン I. 76.5 × 98.0 cm (30⅛ × 38⅝ in.) S. 86.2 × 105.9 cm (33⅞ × 41¾ in.) 額装 タカ・イシイギャラリー作品証明書