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Yoroppa - Seishi shita jikan (Europe - Where Time has Stopped)

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  • Title (object)

    • Yoroppa - Seishi shita jikan (Europe - Where Time has Stopped)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition.

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  • Date

    • 1967
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  • Dimensions

    • Height: 30.6 centimetres (covers)
    • Width: 21 centimetres (covers)
  • Curator's comments

    Narahara's first book and a masterpiece in terms of conception, photography, printing, and design. “I began this trip to Europe for a reason of my own. This book tells the story of that trip, the record of my own personal encounter with Europe. Europe is divided into many different countries, and the way I have tried to present it might not be proper. At any rate this book is the song of my rebirth as well as my monologue on Europe. Looking at these pictures, I feel as if I were holding the sky in my hands again.” (Postscript). The work comes in eight chapters starting with ‘towers’, ‘windows’, ‘afternoon’, ending with ‘secrets’, ‘dreams’, and 'where time has stopped'. It is a very sensitive observation of the intangibles that made Europe great many of which have curiously disappeared. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.128 (Photobook number)

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