by Eikoh Hosoe - Man and Woman, 1959-1960
"Eikoh Hosoe (細江 英公, Hosoe Eikō, born 1933 in Yonezawa, Yamagata) is a Japanese photographer and filmmaker who emerged from the experimental arts movement of post-World War II Japan. He is known for his psychologically charged images, often exploring subjects such as death, erotic obsession, and irrationality. Through his friendships and artistic collaborations he is linked with the writer Yukio Mishima and 1960’s avant-garde artists such as the dancer Tatsumi Hijikata."
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What Makes a Good Photograph? (part I)
As you can imagine this is probably the question #1 that all emerging and not so emerging photographers do. But let’s focus on…
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Hand on Body, 2012
gelatin silver prints, 61 x 50.8 cm each
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Joel-Peter Witkin. Journey of the Mask - Helena Fourment, San Francisco, 1984
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1. Joseph Beuys, I Like America and America Likes Me, 1974.
2. Oleg Kulik, I Bite America and America Bites Me, 1997.
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