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Title

Untitled (Kaori, 2004)

2004

Artist

Araki Nobuyoshi

Japan

1940 -

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  • Details

    Date
    2004
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    type C photograph, presentation folder
    Edition
    8/100
    Dimensions
    39.0 x 48.8 cm image; 40.0 x 49.9 cm sheet; 53.2 x 42.8 x 1.4 cm folder closed; 53.2 x 86.3 x 0.5 cm folder front cover open; 104.3 x 126.9 x 0.5 cm folder fully open
    Signature & date

    Signed l.r. verso, pencil "Nobuyoshi ARAKI/ ...". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Robert McDougall 2014
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    16.2014
    Copyright
    © Araki Nobuyoshi
    Artist information
    Araki Nobuyoshi

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    Nobuyoshi Araki is an internationally renowned Japanese photographer whose work daringly and explicitly confronts taboo subjects such as sex and death. With their brazen depiction of erotic or pornographic subjects, Araki’s photographs often attract controversy. ‘Untitled (Kaori, 2004)’ features motifs that appear throughout his oeuvre, including the small toy dinosaur that is positioned next to the half naked woman, dressed in a Japanese kimono. Often described as the photographer’s avatar, these toys allow Araki to put himself in the scenes he depicts. Along with much of his other work, this photograph is a sexually charged image that deals with the theme of desire.

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