Subway Love

Araki, Nobuyoshi
Publisher: IBC Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Language: English/Japanese
Pages: 228
Measurements: 25.50 x 20.50 cm

From 1963 until 1972, the young Nobuyoshi Araki obsessively photographed his fellow passengers during his daily commute on the Tokyo subway. Yawning businessmen, women dozing with their legs splayed, kids who mugged for the camera—Araki captured them all candidly on film, without using a viewfinder. Now, over thirty years later, Subway Love brings back to life these vital and various “prisoners” crammed into their subway cars. Included is an interview with Araki, who explains the essence of documentary: “to gaze unflinchingly at a thing for a long time.”

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