Takashi Homma: Tokyo

 
 
Aperture (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 5. Mai 2008
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 240 Seiten
978-1-59711-059-4 (ISBN)
 
Since the advent of photography, certain cities have become inextricably intertwined with the images taken by great photographers-Eugene Atget in turn-of-thecentury Paris; Berenice Abbott in 1930s New York; Ed Ruscha in a late-sixties Los Angeles. While Daido Moriyama documented the disaffection and dissipation of postwar Tokyo, Takashi Homma deftly picks up the baton with a contemporary portrait of the modern-day metropolis that is both cinematic and complex. For over a decade, Homma has turned his lens toward Tokyo's suburban environs and urban center. His vision of Tokyo navigates a finely nuanced line between sterility and sentimentality, presenting a sleek, contemporary vision of a postmodern megalopolis populated by a new generation of video game aficionados and enervated fashionistas. While he has published extensively inside his native Japan, this is Homma's first volume published for an international audience. Takashi Homma: Tokyo compiles selections from each of the artist's six previously published titles about the city, including Tokyo Suburbia, his seminal work now considered a contemporary classic.
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
Illustrated in colour throughout
  • Höhe: 253 mm
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  • Breite: 181 mm
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  • Dicke: 24 mm
  • 882 gr
978-1-59711-059-4 (9781597110594)
1597110590 (1597110590)

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