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KAMAITACHI: PHOTOGRAPHS BY EIKOH HOSOE. Translation; originally published in Japanese by Gendaishichosha, Tokyo, 1969. Shuzo Takiguchi. Aperture Foundation, Inc., New York, 2005. Distributed by D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, New York. 82 foldout pages with 36 ills. 38 x 31 cm. LC 2005-922561 ISBN 1931788804 Bilingual in Japanese and English.
Published in a signed and numbered edition of 500 copies, this large-format, chiefly pictorial volume is the first English translation of a classic portfolio of images produced in 1969 by Japanese photographer Hosoe (b. 1933) in collaboration with Japanese performance artist Tatsumi Hijikata (1928-1986), who utilized the landscape and populace of a village in rural Japan to create impovisational scenes inspired by Ankoku Butoh dance and the legend of the Kamaitachi, a weasel-like demon.
Artist(s):Hosoe, Eikoh
Indexing: Western, Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — Japan — Post-1945 — Photography
Worldwide Number: 119229
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