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    Araki - Once it Was A Paradise (Hardback) Text by Marcel Feil, Text by Nobuyoshi Araki, Text by Robbert Roos

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    DescriptionArguably Japan's greatest living photographer and the author of over 425 books to date, Nobuyoshi Araki (born 1940) is internationally known for his erotic images of tied-up, beautiful nude women. "It Was Once a Paradise" presents Araki's most recent photographic series, 40 diptychs that offer a meditation on sex and grief. Each diptych couples a new color photograph of a semi-nude woman in bondage with a black-and-white still life from his personal diary, a somber image taken on his Tokyo balcony: the site of his former private paradise haunted by his deceased wife Yoko and his cat Chiro. Nostalgic ruins contrast with erotic hope, forming a contrast that is echoed in the packaging of the book, which has been designed to be read in either direction, and comes with a choice of two different dust jackets.


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    Title
    Araki - Once it Was A Paradise
    Authors and contributors
    Text by Marcel Feil, Text by Nobuyoshi Araki, Text by Robbert Roos
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 244 mm
    Height: 345 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 748 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9789071848124
    ISBN 10: 9071848124
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 46
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023030
    LC classification: TR
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011030
    DC23: 770.92
    Thema V1.0: AJCD
    Publisher
    Reflex Gallery
    Imprint name
    Reflex Gallery
    Publication date
    31 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Amsterdam