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ANA Kyushu Biyori (ANA Weather Conditions in Kyushu)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2007,3007.22

  • Title (object)

    • ANA Kyushu Biyori (ANA Weather Conditions in Kyushu)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition. One of a limited edition of 2500 copies. 1 vol. of text and slip-case containing 35 loose colour reproductions of photographs.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 2000 (ca.)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 24.8 centimetres (covers)
    • Width: 18.5 centimetres (covers)
  • Curator's comments

    A very rare promotional publication by All Nippon Airways that was only given to customers who had travelled on certain flights to Kyushu. The volume of text is a short story by Ijuin Shizuka, a popular writer of Korean ancestry. The actress in the images is Honjo Manami. There is a strong underlying eroticism in these images. Unusually for Araki there is no nudity on display. The present work curiously brings Araki back to what he originally rebelled against, namely advertising and “those private lives and scenes that are essentially fake”. No copy on OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2007,3007.22

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.22 (Photobook number)

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