NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: SELF, LIFE, DEATH

por MIKI, A.

PHAIDON

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: SELF, LIFE, DEATH

ISBN: 978-0-7148-4555-5
Fecha de la edición: 2005
Colección:
Encuadernación: CARTONE
Nº Pág.: 720

Compartir en:

pvp.75.00 €

[Disponible en 10 ó 15 días]

Agotado temporalmente

Aviso de disponibilidad:

Avisar si vuelve a estar disponible.


Resumen del libro

Born in 1940, Nobuyoshi Araki is arguably Japan's greatest living photographer, and certainly its most controversial. His inexhaustible creative energy is attested to by the more than 300 books he has published in the last four decades, while his work, which often challenges social taboos surrounding sex and death, has drawn critical attention both at home and abroad.In 1971 Araki privately published Sentimental Journey, an intimate account of his honeymoon with his wife Yoko. In the Preface to this book, Araki declared that his 'point of departure as a photographer was love ... and the idea of an I-novel [a form of Japanese fiction written autobiographically and in the first person]'. With this statement, Araki established the genre of 'I-photography', in which his own life and feelings became the central subject of his work. The idea was to have a great impact on a new generation of Japanese photographers, especially in the 1990s.By 1990, the year of Yoko's death, Araki had produced an immense body of work. Through his photographs he has created his own universe, where the themes of sex, life and death are closely intertwined. Tokyo, Araki's home city, often plays a leitmotif in his work, while his rich visual vocabulary is drawn from the erotic Shunga of the Eda period (1600-1867) as well as the glossy imagery of the new commercial culture. Through his innovative approach to his medium - sometimes combining painting, drawing and film - Araki has become an influential figure in contemporary art, beyond the field of photography.This major publication provides the most comprehensive overview yet of Araki's prolific 40-year career. Araki's key series of works are included alongside many rare and previously unpublished photographs. Featuring an interview and essays by writers from Japan and Europe, this book examines Araki from a broad range of perspectives and gives a cultural context to his work. Also included are a large selection of Araki's writings, translated into English for the first time, as well as complete illustrated and annotated bibliography of his own books. Reflecting Araki's principle of 'I-photography', the book is divided into three sections that follow the main recurring themes in his work: Self, Life and Death.



¡Comenta este libro!


Información de interés


Recomendados

A ROYAL PASSION "QUEEN VICTORIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY"

This is a richly illustrated exploration of Queen Victoria's portrayal in photography and her role in shaping the medium. In January 1839, photography was announced to the world. Two years prior, a young Queen Victoria ...

pvp.56.16 €



HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

por CHEROUX, C.

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

Photographe proche des surréalistes, reporter de guerre, artiste expérimental et même activiste, telles sont les multiples facettes d'Henri Cartier-Bresson. Les différents aspects de son travail sont présentés autour de deux sujets majeurs: les quêtes incessantes ...

pvp.83.2 €



WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT "BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY"

por AA. VV.SCHAAF, LARRY .J.VVAA

WILLIAM HENRY FOX TALBOT "BEYOND PHOTOGRAPHY"

William Henry Fox Talbot (1800-1877) was a British pioneer in photography, yet he also embraced the wider preoccupations of the Victorian Age'a time that saw many political, social, intellectual, technical, and industrial changes. His manuscripts, ...

pvp.69.76 €



THE CHILD IN SPANISH CINEMA

por WRIGHT, SARAH

THE CHILD IN SPANISH CINEMA

In this, the first full-length treatment of the child in Spanish cinema, Sarah Wright explores the ways that the cinematic child comes to represent 'prosthetic memory'. The central theme of the child and the monster ...

pvp.104.62 €



GREAT WAR "A PHOTOGRAPHIC NARRATIVE"

The opening photograph is of the gun that fired the first shot of the war. The final photograph is of an audio recording showing the arrival of silence on the eleventh hour of the eleventh ...

pvp.62.4 €



CONTEMPORARY HISPANIC CINEMA "INTERROGATING THE TRANSNATIONAL IN SPANISH AND LATIN AMERICAN FI"

This book focuses on the cross-currents and points of contact in film production among so-called Hispanic countries (Spain, Portugal and Latin America), and in particular the impact that co-production and supranational funding initiatives are having ...

pvp.99.57 €



EL DOCUMENTAL CINEMATOGRÁFICO Y TELEVISIVO CONTEMPORÁNEO "MEMORIA, SUJETO Y FORMACIÓN DE LA IDENTIDAD DEMOCRÁTICA ESPAÑOLA"

Este libro evalúa la aportación del documental cinematográfico y televisivo producido en España a partir de los años 90 al debate en torno a la memoria de la represión franquista, por un lado, así como ...

pvp.162.34 €



MEXICAN PORTRAITS

por ORTIZ MONASTERIO, PABLO

MEXICAN PORTRAITS

In the history of photography in Mexico, portraiture is an important, established tradition, transcending styles, subjects and decades. Mexican Portraits includes more than 350 portraits from more than 80 well-known Mexican photographers, including Romualdo García, ...

pvp.80.0 €



A COMPANION TO LUIS BUÑUEL

A Companion to Luis Buñuel presents a collection of critical readings by many of the foremost film scholars that examines and reassesses myriad facets of world-renowned filmmaker Luis Buñuel's life, works, and cinematic themes. - ...

pvp.190.0 €



SPANISH CINEMA 1973-2010 "AUTEURISM, POLITICS, LANDSCAPE AND MEMORY"

This collection offers a new lens through which to examine Spain's cinema production following the isolation imposed by the Franco regime. The seventeen key films analyzed in the volume span a period of 35 years ...

pvp.114.02 €