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Nobuyoshi Araki, ‘Shino’, 2000, Aki Gallery
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Nobuyoshi Araki

Shino, 2000

Direct print
23 3/10 × 18 1/2 in
59.2 × 47 cm
Location
Taipei, Leipzig
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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 during their honeymoon. A number of his works feature young women in sexualized situations: “Kinbaku”, a series from 1979, features 101 photographs of women in rope bondage. He typically works in black-and-white photography, and his hallmark style is deliberately casual. “Rather than shooting something that looks like a professional photograph, I want my work to feel intimate, like someone in the subject’s inner circle shot them,” he says. More recently, Araki has been working on a series titled “Faces of Japan” (2009-) in which the artist photographs 500 to 1,000 people in each of Japan’s prefectures.

Nobuyoshi Araki, ‘Shino’, 2000, Aki Gallery
Nobuyoshi Araki, ‘Shino’, 2000, Aki Gallery
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About the work
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 during their honeymoon. A number of his works feature young women in sexualized situations: “Kinbaku”, a series from 1979, features 101 photographs of women in rope bondage. He typically works in black-and-white photography, and his hallmark style is deliberately casual. “Rather than shooting something that looks like a professional photograph, I want my work to feel intimate, like someone in the subject’s inner circle shot them,” he says. More recently, Araki has been working on a series titled “Faces of Japan” (2009-) in which the artist photographs 500 to 1,000 people in each of Japan’s prefectures.

Nobuyoshi Araki

Shino, 2000

Direct print
23 3/10 × 18 1/2 in
59.2 × 47 cm
Location
Taipei, Leipzig
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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