Eikoh Hosoe, ‘Embrace, #48’, 1970, °CLAIRbyKahn Galerie
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Eikoh Hosoe

Embrace, #48, 1970

Silver gelatin print
15 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
40 × 50 cm
Edition of 5
.
€6,000
Ships from Erlenbach ZH, CH
Shipping: Free within Continental Europe, €300 rest of world
VAT included in price
Location
Freiburg, Basel, Moscow
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°CLAIRbyKahn Galerie
Freiburg, Basel, +1 more

Modern print ,printed under the supervision of Hosoe

Medium
Condition
Perfect
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed on both sides, numbered Certificate of provenance signed by the artist & appointed gallery °CLAIR
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Frame
Not included
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(c)Eikoh Hosoe/courtesy °CLAIR
Eikoh Hosoe
Japanese, b. 1933
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Enmeshed in the postwar Japanese ferment, Eikoh Hosoe picked up a camera at 15 and became one of the foremost photographers of his time, producing searing, surreal, expressionistic images focused on the human body and the human being. “To me photography can be simultaneously both a record and a ‘mirror’ or ‘window’ of self-expression,” he says. “The camera is generally assumed to be unable to depict that which is not visible to the eye. And yet the photographer who wields it well can depict what lies unseen in his memory.” Together with Shomei Tomatsu and other contemporaries, he founded the VIVO agency (1959-61), propagating a new approach to photography. While others documented street life in Japan’s ravaged cities, Hosoe worked mainly in his studio, making raw images of the body, which aimed to penetrate beyond the skin to capture the heart and mind.

Eikoh Hosoe, ‘Embrace, #48’, 1970, °CLAIRbyKahn Galerie
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About the work
Provenance
°CLAIRbyKahn Galerie
Freiburg, Basel, +1 more

Modern print ,printed under the supervision of Hosoe

Medium
Condition
Perfect
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, signed on both sides, numbered Certificate of provenance signed by the artist & appointed gallery °CLAIR
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Image rights
(c)Eikoh Hosoe/courtesy °CLAIR
Eikoh Hosoe
Japanese, b. 1933
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Enmeshed in the postwar Japanese ferment, Eikoh Hosoe picked up a camera at 15 and became one of the foremost photographers of his time, producing searing, surreal, expressionistic images focused on the human body and the human being. “To me photography can be simultaneously both a record and a ‘mirror’ or ‘window’ of self-expression,” he says. “The camera is generally assumed to be unable to depict that which is not visible to the eye. And yet the photographer who wields it well can depict what lies unseen in his memory.” Together with Shomei Tomatsu and other contemporaries, he founded the VIVO agency (1959-61), propagating a new approach to photography. While others documented street life in Japan’s ravaged cities, Hosoe worked mainly in his studio, making raw images of the body, which aimed to penetrate beyond the skin to capture the heart and mind.

Eikoh Hosoe

Embrace, #48, 1970

Silver gelatin print
15 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
40 × 50 cm
Edition of 5
.
€6,000
Ships from Erlenbach ZH, CH
Shipping: Free within Continental Europe, €300 rest of world
VAT included in price
Location
Freiburg, Basel, Moscow
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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