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Japanese Photobooks Newsletter Vol. 2


photo-eye Newsletters Japanese Photobooks Newsletter Vol. 2 Volume 2 of photo-eye's Japanese Photobooks newsletter. Today we highlight titles from Yamauchi Michio, Daido Moriyama, Toshio Shibata, 10x10 and Nobuyoshi Araki.
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Hong Kong 1995-1997
Photographs by Yamauchi Michio

Originally published in 1997 by Sokyu-sha, this publication brings together photographs both previously published and unpublished. Within the cloth-bound hardcover, viewers are once again introduced to this incredible body of work documenting a city's society caught within a period of transition through the powerful photographic style of Yamauchi Michio.

photo-eye is taking pre-orders for signed copies of Hong Kong 1995-1997. If our supplier runs out, orders will be fulfilled in the order in which they are received. The cutoff time for ordering in our shipment is Tuesday, November 24th at 12:00 PM MDT.

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Dog and Mesh Tights — SIGNED
Photographs by Daido Moriyama

“The title of this book, Dog and Mesh Tights, came to me suddenly one day recently as I was walking through the streets of the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo. Most of the subjects depicted here are those that I spotted on the streets, on the exterior walls of buildings or lying in the gutter during the course of my everyday life, things that tend to remain unnoticed, obscure corners of largely deserted back alleys, or human figures that linger inconspicuously - things that catch my eye but generally remain unremarked. In a way I think they can be said to resemble the world as ween through the eye of a dog.” — Daido Moriyama

photo-eye is taking pre-orders for signed copies of Dog and Mesh Tights. If our supplier runs out, orders will be fulfilled in the order in which they are received. The cutoff time for ordering in our shipment is Tuesday, November 24th at 12:00 PM MDT.

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NEW ARRIVALS


Concrete Abstraction
Photographs by Toshio Shibata

Limited edition of 600 copies, numbered, signed and in slipcase.

"On the fundamental question, 'Why landscapes?' I can’t offer more than a lighthearted answer referring to my desire to work outside, my hobby of traveling, and the fact that a landscape is for me the ideal environment for relaxed working without being disturbed."
— Toshio Shibata

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10×10 Japanese Photobooks
Edited by Matthew Carson, Michael Lang, Russet Lederman
and Olga Yatskevich

Designed by the Dutch graphic design studio SYB (designer of Viviane Sassen’s Flamboya and Carolyn Drake’s Two Rivers) with lithography and technical supervision by Colour & Books, 10×10 Japanese Photobooks lavishly presents the highlighted books across multiple full-page wrap-around spreads with selector commentaries. Texts include the last essay by the late Akira Hasegawa (photo editor of Masahisa Fukase’s Ravens), an interview by writer Dan Abbe with photographer and Asphalt editor Atsushi Fujiwara, and an historical overview by photo-eye book specialist Eric Miles.

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LIMITED EDITION




Pillow Book
"Erotos"
Photographs by Nobuyoshi Araki

The title Erotos is a term that Nobuyoshi Araki coined to express an image in which "Eros" and "Thanatos" harmoniously blend together. For these ambitiously provocative photographs, Araki used a macro lens and ring strobe flash to shoot his subjects at the closest possible range, which is probably, his ultimate interpretation of "still life."

The Pillow Book is a bound collection of 10 platinum prints bound in ultra-soft genuine leather. An edition size of 50, each book contains the artist's signature, handwritten edition number and an original signed color Polaroid print.

Contact us if you would like to view the limited edition Polaroid prints that are available.


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