[Original Poster for "afro/rock night with Assagai" at Hull University]
YOUNG FLESH REQUIRED [Original Promotional Poster for THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE]
JADE PRESENTS ... IGGY POP [Concert Flyer]
FIRST PAPERS OF SURREALISM
FUCK YOU: A Magazine of the Arts - Number 5, Vol. 4
NAKED CITY [Ex-Libris Ralph Ingersoll, Founder of PM Newspaper]
KULCHUR - Vol. 2 No. 5 - Spring 1962
EAU DE COLOGNE [First Two Issues]
HELP YOUR LOCAL JUNKIE KICK

DOCUMENT KOUEN [Document Park] (Seven Mook, Vol. 4)

YOSHIYUKI, Kohei

Add 
to Cart
Price: $700.00


Tokyo: (Seven Sha), 1980. First Edition. 4to. Black printed wraps in photographic dust jacket. In original red obi. Light shelfwear to jacket edges, mild scuffing to spine ends and corners. Interior unmarked. Very good plus or better. (Item ID: 21930)

Classic photobook featuring 78 black and white photographs taken surreptitiously in Shinjuku and Yoyoki parks in Tokyo, both notorious for semi-public sexual activities. Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume II, as an example of a "'soft-core' pornographic photobook" that goes beyond its obvious function to offer "oblique but fascinating insights into Japanese society;" Yoshiyuki used an infared flash to photograph both participants and other observers without alerting them. Said by Parr & Badger to "generate a whole slew of questions concerning voyeurism, privacy and stalking [...] a brilliant piece of social documentation, catching perfectly the loneliness, sadness and desperation that so often accompany sexual or human relationships in a big, hard metropolis like Tokyo." Followed by an interview with the photographer by Nobuyoshi Araki.


More: Catalogue 13rss
More: Photographyrss

By This Author: YOSHIYUKI, Kohei
Topic Notification



ABAA ILAB IOBA ABAA ILAB IOBA
Site by Bibliopolis