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Kakyoku 花曲 (Flower Rondo)

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  • Title (object)

    • Kakyoku 花曲 (Flower Rondo)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition. Text in English and Japanese.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1997
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 30 centimetres (covers)
    • Width: 22.7 centimetres (covers)
  • Curator's comments

    A continuation of Mapplethorpe's theme of sexual flowers. However there is a certain violence to the colours that is entirely Araki's. As it says on the obi "It's Flower Fuckin'!".
    (Titus Boeder, 4/07)

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2007 Oct 10-2008 Feb 17, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
    2010 Oct- 2011 Feb, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
    2014 Oct- 2015 Apr, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'

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  • Acquisition date


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  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • PB.20 (Photobook number)

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