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Reflex Editions Amsterdam

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Hardcover, 9.75 x 13.75 in. / 100 pgs / 41 color / 46 tritone/ Ltd Ed of 750 copies.

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Catalog: FALL 2012 p. 91   

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Nobuyoshi Araki: It Was Once a Paradise

Text by Marcel Feil, Robbert Roos.

Featured image is reproduced from <I>Nobuyoshi Araki: It Was Once a Paradise</I>.Arguably Japanís 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 Arakiís 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.

Featured image is reproduced from Nobuyoshi Araki: It Was Once a Paradise.

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Conscientious Photography Magazine

Joerg Colberg

There are quite a few extremely beautiful images in this book, and some of the pairings are amazingly smart. On top of that, It Was Once A Paradise is an incredibly lush production, a beautiful object on its own.

Nobuyoshi Araki: It Was Once a Paradise

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NOBUYOSHI ARAKI MONOGRAPHS + ARTIST'S BOOKS

Nobuyoshi Araki: Hi-Nikki (Non-Diary Diary)

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: HI-NIKKI (NON-DIARY DIARY)

FONDATION CARTIER POUR L'ART CONTEMPORAIN, PARIS

ISBN: 9782869251250
USD $45.00
| CAN $63

Pub Date: 2/14/2017
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Nobuyoshi Araki & Juergen Teller: Leben und Tod

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI & JUERGEN TELLER: LEBEN UND TOD

Text by Juergen Teller.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958297456
USD $45.00
| CAN $63

Pub Date: 10/6/2020
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The Araki Effect

THE ARAKI EFFECT

Edited with text by Filippo Maggia.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857241951
USD $50.00
| CAN $69.95

Pub Date: 10/8/2019
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Nobuyoshi Araki: Polarnography

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: POLARNOGRAPHY

Edited by Filippo Maggia.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857234885
USD $100.00
| CAN $135

Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Araki: Impossible Love

ARAKI: IMPOSSIBLE LOVE

Text by Felix Hoffmann.

STEIDL/C/O BERLIN

ISBN: 9783958295537
USD $65.00
| CAN $82

Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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Nobuyoshi Araki: Eros Diary

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: EROS DIARY

ANTHONY D'OFFAY

ISBN: 9780996725903
USD $45.00
| CAN $60 UK £ 40

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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Nobuyoshi Araki: It Was Once a Paradise

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: IT WAS ONCE A PARADISE

Text by Marcel Feil, Robbert Roos.

REFLEX EDITIONS AMSTERDAM

ISBN: 9789071848124
USD $110.00
| CAN $130

Pub Date: 8/31/2012
Out of print | Not available


Nobuyoshi Araki: The Banquet

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: THE BANQUET

Text by Ivan Vartanian, Nobuyoshi Araki, Jeffrey Ladd.

ERRATA EDITIONS

ISBN: 9781935004295
USD $39.95
| CAN $53.95

Pub Date: 10/31/2012
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Araki: Love and Death

ARAKI: LOVE AND DEATH

Edited by Francesca Bernasconi, Fuyumi Namioka. Text by Marco Franciolli, Fuyumi Namioka, Guido Comis.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836617371
USD $65.00
| CAN $87

Pub Date: 3/31/2011
Active | Out of stock


Nobuyoshi Araki: Shino

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI: SHINO

Text by Nobuyoshi Araki.

GRAPHIC-SHA PUBLISHING CO., LTD.

ISBN: 9784766111934
USD $29.95
| CAN $35

Pub Date: 6/2/2002
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Araki: Tokyo Novelle

ARAKI: TOKYO NOVELLE

Contributions by Gijs van Tuyl. Text by Nobuyoshi Araki.

CANTZ

ISBN: 9783893228539
USD $35.00
| CAN $40

Pub Date: 2/2/1997
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