The massive volume “Gekko Shashin” collects 26 series by Japanese photography master Nobuyoshi Araki. Taken between 1964 and 1971, during the early years of Araki’s career, they form the missing link between his 1964 photobook “Sachin” (which earned him the Taiyo Award) and his 1972 masterpiece “Sentimental Journey”.
"A Hunter” was published in 1972, as the tenth part of a photobook series called “Gendai no Me,” and includes some of Daido Moriyama’s most infamous and respected photographs. For the series, Moriyama—inspired by Kerouac’s “On The Road”—drove through Japan by car, took photos wherever his wheels took him, and substantiated his status as one of Japan’s...
"My father was a bit plump, he looked grumpy and didn’t laugh much in front of me. As time passed by, he became smaller and smaller. Long after I left home to live on my own, my father bought a black dog. Its belly was partly white, which contrasted with its body. The doggy’s name is Kuro, which means ‘black’ in Japanese..." Hajime Kimura
With Murmur Tomoko Daido looks at the theme of collective memory, the traumatic events that characterize it, questioning the ways in which the past shared by a community of individuals is reflected in the present.
“The Mechanical Retina on My Fingertips” is how Suda named his Minox Camera that held him in thrall from 1991 to 1992 (...) Suda comments that “no other camera ever accompanied my activities so closely.”
Hypermarché – Novembre, the third volume in The Gould Collection, partners Japanese photographer Motoyuki Daifu with French writer Michel Houellebecq to critically explore themes of love, pain, family and daily life.
Published in 1968, « Japan: A Photo Theater », is the first book by Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama and is one of the works that defined a new visual language for the Japanese photographic scene of the late 1960s.