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105 New Bond Street London W1S 1DN , England Call Seller 44.207.493.0876


Embrace BY Eikoh HOSOE

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  • Description
    HOSOE, Eikoh.

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    Stock Code 111945
    Tokyo, Shashin Hyoronsha Publishing House, 1971

    Current price£875.00
    Signed. Signed copy of Hosoe Eikoh's Embrace. This book develops ideas from his 1961 book Otoko to Onna / Man and Woman. It explores the relationship between men and women in a series of abstract close-ups in which the female body is bleached to white in contrast with the darker tone of the male.

    First edition, signed on the first page; folio (356 x 253 mm, 14 x 10 in); black-and-white photographs printed in gravure by Nissha Printing Co., preface by Mishima Yukio, design and layout by Eikoh Hosoe; black endpapers, black cloth-covered boards, titles stamped in white on spine and sides, printed dust-jacket, black and pink, publisher's cardboard slipcase with title label in black and white and orange printed wraparound band, fine; [96]pp.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Documented elsewhere (similar item)
    Period: 1950-1979
    Condition: Good.
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    Dealer Reference #: 111945
    Incollect Reference #: 713842
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