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Senchimentaru na tabi - Fuyu no tabi (Sentimental Journey - Winter Journey)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2007,3007.11

  • Title (object)

    • Senchimentaru na tabi - Fuyu no tabi (Sentimental Journey - Winter Journey)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1991
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Curator's comments

    This is a rearranged and edited version of 'Sentimental Journey', Araki's most famous work about his honeymoon, together with 'Winter's Journey', a photographic account of his wife's death and funeral. It represents the final development of genre of personal photography in Japan subsequently called 'I-photography' an allusion to the literary genre the 'I-novel'. The nature of the images follows on from the themes developed in 'Sentimental Journey' and ‘Waga Ai, Yoko’ (1978). Araki saw his wife’s death in terms of a photographic challenge that had to be met. He did it and it cost him some friendships, notably with Shinoyama Kishin with whom he had a very public falling out over the affair. Whether they represent an account of love between man and woman is difficult to judge. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2007,3007.11

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.11 (Photobook number)

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