Yutaka Takanashi, ‘Untitled, from the series "Toshi-e"’, early 1970s, PRISKA PASQUER
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Untitled, from the series "Toshi-e", early 1970s

Gelatin silver print, printed later
8 × 12 in
20.4 × 30.4 cm
Edition of 12
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
Cologne
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PRISKA PASQUER
Cologne

Yutaka Takanashi was one of the co-founders of the legendary "Provoke" group which …

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Photography
Yutaka Takanashi
Japanese, b. 1935
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Since the formative days of the iconoclastic 1960s Tokyo art scene, photographer Yutaka Takanashi has documented the dramatic changes in the city’s rapid urbanization through images taken as he’s peripatetically navigated its streets. As one of the founding members of PROVOKE (1968), an extremely influential avant-garde photography and criticism magazine (along with the likes of Daido Moriyama), Takanashi is best known for his dismissal of framing and shooting conventions, often snapping without the viewfinder or submitting images that embraced the look of “aré, buré, boké” (grainy, blurred, and out of focus). In addition to his street and fashion photography, Takanashi captured the intersection point between the influx of western commercial imagery and the germination of Japan’s domestic pop culture in unpeopled studies of Japanese architecture and streets.

Yutaka Takanashi, ‘Untitled, from the series "Toshi-e"’, early 1970s, PRISKA PASQUER
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Cologne

Yutaka Takanashi was one of the co-founders of the legendary "Provoke" group which revolutionized Japanese photography at the end of the 1960s. Other members of this group included Daido Moriyamya – the subject of two exhibitions by Galerie Priska Pasquer – and Takuma Nakahira.

In 1974 Takanashi published …

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Yutaka Takanashi
Japanese, b. 1935
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Since the formative days of the iconoclastic 1960s Tokyo art scene, photographer Yutaka Takanashi has documented the dramatic changes in the city’s rapid urbanization through images taken as he’s peripatetically navigated its streets. As one of the founding members of PROVOKE (1968), an extremely influential avant-garde photography and criticism magazine (along with the likes of Daido Moriyama), Takanashi is best known for his dismissal of framing and shooting conventions, often snapping without the viewfinder or submitting images that embraced the look of “aré, buré, boké” (grainy, blurred, and out of focus). In addition to his street and fashion photography, Takanashi captured the intersection point between the influx of western commercial imagery and the germination of Japan’s domestic pop culture in unpeopled studies of Japanese architecture and streets.

Untitled, from the series "Toshi-e", early 1970s

Gelatin silver print, printed later
8 × 12 in
20.4 × 30.4 cm
Edition of 12
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Cologne
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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