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The Blitz Kids

Artist: Herbie Yamaguchi

Publisher: Super Labo

Closed with a japanese binding, this beautiful book of Yamaguchi displays images of a bygone era, that of the British Blitz Kids and their incredible parties.

Published by Super Labo, Herbie Yamaguchi’s last book The Blitz Kids presents an unseen series taken by the Japanese photographer in the 1980’s in London, at a time when the city was the epicenter of alternative music scenes. Hyper colored and worlds apart from the photographer’s traditional use of black and white, Yamaguchi’s photos display the culture and the parties of Covent Garden’s Blitz Kids and the post-punk new romantic movement.

"If punk rock was an aggressive form of expression for social rebellion, Blitz Kids were aiming to express their own world view in a nuance that was different from punk. There was an artistic, pop, and sophisticated feeling to their expression."

Incredible images of a long gone era. Signed.

Publication date:2021
Number of pages: 48 pages
Number of images: 41 images
Weight: 300 g.
Dimensions: 22 × 23 cm
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