- Karasu (Ravens)
Photobook. First edition. Text in English and Japanese.
- Made in: Tokyo-to
- Height: 26.4 centimetres (covers)
- Width: 26.5 centimetres (covers)
In Japan ravens are regarded as omens of impending bad luck and Fukase's images are full of a sense of gloom. “Fukase is certainly not a tramp, but there was sufficient potential for him to become one. He did not, simply because of the 'photographer' dwelling in his soul would not allow him to abscond. 'Ravens' can be deemed as the height of Fukase's work; it can also be said to have reached the greatest depth. The solitude revealed in this work is sometimes so painful that we can not help averting our eyes upon glancing at it”. (Postscript). The blind-stamped black cloth shows the outline of a raven. Rare. Only one copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)
- PB.34 (Photobook number)
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Object reference number: JCF16152
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