10 April 2008,
Price realised USD 4,000
USD 1,200 - USD 1,800
Oh, Nippon! -- Oh, Japan!. Tokyo: Miki Shuppan, 1971.
Quarto (171 x 206 mm). Black and white photographs. Original pink printed wrappers (tiniest bumps at corners and ends of spine); black cloth folding case.
FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED WITH A SELF-PORTRAIT SKETCH on the front flyleaf. This is likely Araki's first regularly published book, preceding Sentimental Journey. The images are of nudes in series and collage, printed in dark-toned black and white gravure.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
Dina Zhang, Regional Senior Specialist, explains how Hong Kong’s fusion of East and West has inspired the curation of FIRST OPEN | Hong Kong on 29 March
Valérie Hess on the erotic — and semi-autobiographical — sculpture considered a masterpiece of the artist's late career