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Riassunto: Fans of Japanese culture, for a little more than the cost of the prix-fixe sushi dinner at New York restaurant Masa, you can own one of the classics of Japanese photography. More than 35 years after it first appeared, Kamaitachi, a long out-of-print masterwork by Japanese photographer Eikoh Hosoe, gets its first publication outside Japan. Not just a reprint but a recreation in collaboration with the photographer and in homage to the innovative original, this limited edition holds 40 black-and-white tritone images, each of which receives the scope of a gatefold. Slipcased and protected by a clamshell box, the book is not just a publication but an objet d'art in itself. Hosoe was known for pushing the boundaries of traditional photography through his interactions with important Japanese artists such as Butoh dancer Tasumi Hijikata and novelist Yukio Mishima. In Kamaitachi, he sought to recapture, with choreographic style, some of the lost landscapes and images of his childhood experience in the closing years of World War II.
Signed and numbered edition of 500 copies.
About the Author:
Eikoh Hosoe was born in the Yamagata Prefecture of Japan in 1933. Today he remains one of Japan's most important artists, not only for his own work but also as a teacher and as an ambassador fostering artistic exchange between Japan and the outside world. He is the founder and director of the Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts and professor of photography at the Tokyo Institute of Polytechnics. Hosoe lives in Tokyo and is represented by the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York.
Donald Keene is a Columbia University Professor Emeritus and Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature.
Shuzo Takiguchi was a poet and art critic, credited for having introduced Surrealism to Japan at the end of the 1920s.
Titolo: Eikoh Hosoe: Kamaitachi
Casa editrice: Aperture
Data di pubblicazione: 2005
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Aperture, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: FINE. Condizione sovraccoperta: fine. Second Edition. SIGNED COPY Aperture 2005 - Hardcover with printed plastic dustjacket in clamshell box designed by Tadanori Yokoo; the book and box are in as new condition; clean and crisp; no internal marks. Book is signed by Eikoh Hosoe in a numbered edition of 500 on a bookplate on inside front cover. Codice libro della libreria 431
Descrizione libro Aperture Foundation, 2005. Condizione libro: Fine. 1931788804 1931788804 Fine. (Binding: Hardcover, Jacket: Fine) Cloth with vinyl dust jacket and clam-shell box. #434 of 500, signed by the artist. A fine copy. Codice libro della libreria 65792
Descrizione libro Aperture, 2005. Hardcover with printed plastic dustjacket in clamshell box designed by Tadanori Yokoo; the book and box are in as new condition; clean and crisp; no internal marks. Book is signed by Eikoh Hosoe in a numbered edition of 123/500 on a bookplate on inside front cover. Shipping will be extra for this oversize and heavy item. Codice libro della libreria KaHoAp750
Descrizione libro Aperture, New York, 2005. First edition thus. Hardcover. A limited edition of 500 numbered copies. A truly faithful reissue of this classic book with powerful black and white images by Hosoe. A very fine copy in a very fine acetate jacket and in a fine clamshell slipcase specially designed by Tadanori Yokoo. Signed by Hosoe in Japanese on a label affixed to the front pastedown. A stunning production. Codice libro della libreria 142753
Descrizione libro New York City, NY: Aperture Foundation, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. Condizione sovraccoperta: As New. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Signed. 132 pages. Published in 2005. The artist/photographer's masterpiece, re-presented as an Artist Book. One of the greatest art photography books of our time. Limited "Clamshell Box" Edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. Precedes and should not be confused with the regular trade edition. The Limited Edition is now rare. An exquisite production by Eikoh Hosoe, Ikko Tanaka, and Tadanori Yokoo: Oversize-volume format. Pictorial cloth boards with blue titles on spine, as issued. Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe. Choreography by Tatsumi Hijikata. Introduction by Shuzo Takiguchi. Poem by Toyoichiro Miyoshi. Clamshell box design by Tadanori Yokoo, the greatest graphic artist/designer of our time. In publisher's original shrinkwrap. Printed on pristine-white, thick uncoated stock paper in Tokyo, Japan to the highest standards. In pristine glassine DJ with blue titles on the cover, as issued. Re-presents, in a stunning Limited Edition format, Eikoh Hosoe's "Kamaitachi". The artist/photographer's masterpiece, re-imagined for our time: The book as beautiful object. Originally published in 1969, it has never before been available outside Japan and has been out-of-print for more than 40 years. "Each of the pages is printed as an individual gatefold, each of which opens to reveal a single, stunning black-and-white image. The exterior of each gatefold is printed in a spectacular azure blue. The effect of opening the book is of stepping into an unknown landscape of theater and baroque sensuality. A singular collaboration between Eikoh Hosoe and the founder of Butoh Dance, Tatsumi Hijikata: In 1965, Hosoe and Hijikata visited a small farming village in Northern Japan. Drawing in the villagers as performers and using the rice fields and rural landscape as a theatrical set for an improvisational Butoh performance, Hosoe photographed Hijikata's spontaneous interactions with the landscape and with the people they encountered. Hosoe has called the project 'a subjective documentary', an investigation of tradition and an exploration both personal and symbolic of the convulsions of Japanese society. It was inspired by the legend of the Kamaitachi, a weasel-like demon who haunts the rice fields and slashes those who encounter him" (Publisher's blurb). Hosoe called "Kamaitachi" a subjective documentary because it is his most personal work, a poignant attempt to recapture his wartime childhood in a visual (rather than narrative) way, by capturing Hijikata's choreographic flourish and grace in panoramic landscapes. An absolute "must-have" title for Eikoh Hosoe collectors. This copy is one of the Limited "Clamshell Box" Edition, indicated as such on the Front Limitation Slip, and it is very prominently and beautifully signed in azure-blue ink-pen by Eikoh Hosoe. Hosoe also stamped it with his red "chop". This title is a great art photography book. This is one of very few copies of the Limited Edition still available online, is still in the publisher's original shrinkwrap, and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. Please note: The clamshell box of many copies was very badly damaged in transit because of poor packing on the publisher's part, resulting in splits at the edges, bumps, and crushed corners. The edition that was simultaneously released in Japan does not come in Tadanori Yokoo's clamshell box, but in a simple slipcase. Copies of the 1969 original now command more than $8000. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A rare signed copy thus. 40 tritone plates. "Ba Ra Kei" and "Kamaitachi" were selected as two of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest artist/photographers of the 20th century. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER EIKOH HOSOE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 1931788804. Signed by Author. Codice libro della libreria 20654
Descrizione libro Aperture, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: new. Kamaitachi (Signed and numbered) ISBN 1931788804 a narrative series of photographs by Eikoh Hosoe of a dance / drama with Butoh dancer Tasumi Hijikata. The photographs refer to stories of a supernatural being, a weasel-sickle, that haunted the Japanese countryside of Hosoe's childhood. For Hosoe, the story is both mythical and autobiographical. Originally published in 1969 in an edition of 1000, long out of print. This is the first publication since. A delux, signed and numbered edition of 500. A hardcover book designed by Ikko Tanaka in a clamshell box by Taddanori Yohoo. Preface by Shuzo Takiguchi and poem by Toyoichiro Miyoshi, both in Japanese and English. Unpaginated, 41 two-page gatefolds. Book 15" x 12". Clamshell Box 16" x 12 7/8". A stunning production. New. Foreign shippments will require significant extra postage. Codice libro della libreria AA238
Descrizione libro Aperture, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX1931788804
Descrizione libro Aperture, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 1931788804
Descrizione libro Seigensha Art Publishing and Aperture Foundation, Kyoto and New York, 2005. Hardcover. Condizione libro: As New. Condizione sovraccoperta: As New. 1st Edition. SHIPPING NOTE: Due to size and weight (e.g., multi-volume sets), additional shipping fees apply (calculated at checkout).First edition thus (originally published in 1969 in an edition limited to 1000 copies), first printing. Deluxe limited edition of 500 hand-numbered copies (this being #99/500), signed (in kanji) in blue ink by Hosoe and with red ink chop mark on card pasted to inside front cover. Hardcover. White cloth-covered boards printed with black graphics; Japanese title printed in blue on spine, with clear acetate dust jacket with English title printed in blue on front; contained in a photographically illustrated laminated custom clamshell box embellished with bold graphics, designed by Tadanori Yokoo. Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe. Performance by Tatsumi Hijikata. Preface (in Japanese and English) by Shuzo Takiguchi. Poem (in Japanese and English) by Toyoichiro Miyoshi. Book design by Ikko Tanaka. Clamshell design by Tadanori Yokoo. Unpaginated, with 41 two-page gatefolds, with 34 duotone plates printed full-bleed on heavy matte art paper printed in bright blue on one side. Book 15 x 12-1/8 inches; clamshell box 16 x 12-7/8 inches. Out of print. Scarce. As New in As New dust jacket and clamshell box. An absolutely flawless copy (no corner bumps at all to the clamshell, common with this edition). From the publisher: "More than 35 years after it first appeared, Kamaitachi, a long out-of-print masterwork by Japanese photographer Eikoh Hosoe, gets its first publication outside Japan. Not just a reprint but a recreation in collaboration with the photographer and in homage to the innovative original.the book is not just a publication but an objet d'art in itself. Hosoe was known for pushing the boundaries of traditional photography through his interactions with important Japanese artists such as Butoh dancer Tasumi Hijikata and novelist Yukio Mishima. In Kamaitachi, he sought to recapture, with choreographic style, some of the lost landscapes and images of his childhood experience in the closing years of World War II." Signed by Author. Codice libro della libreria 112119
Descrizione libro Aperture, New York, 2005. Condizione libro: New-. Condizione sovraccoperta: clear plastic-. no. 153 of a luxury edition limited to 500 copies signed by Hosoe in a spectacular clamshell box featuring color and duotone illustrations on both covers and the inside - black/white pictorial clothbound - 82 foldout pages - in English - 53 duotone plates, incl. 21 double-page spreads - photographs taken in 1968 by Japanese photographer Eikoh Hosoe (b.1933) of Japanese villagers performing under the guidance of Tatsumi Hijikata ((1928-1986), founder of the Anko Butoh dance movement - preface by Japanese poet and art critic Shuzo Takiguchi (1903-1979) and a poem by Toyoichiro Miyoshi. Codice libro della libreria 009484