Seibutsu shashin no tsukurikata (How to Take Still-life Photographs)
- Seibutsu shashin no tsukurikata (How to Take Still-life Photographs)
Photobook, one volume, first edition. 31 photographic plates. Japanese text. Small 8vo. Original printed wrappers.
- Published in: Tokyo-to
During the 20s and 30s still-life photography became very popular. The artificiality of placing objects in a frame and giving them a second nature clearly appealed to the Japanese. The present is Fukuda's only publication that ventures into the realm of modernist avant-garde. Fruits, vegetables, glass objects and the ubiquitous egg are arranged in a way that suggests surrealist ideas. Shadows play a particularly important part in his work and one can get a palpable sense of the exciting spirit of experimentation from this publication. Very rare. No copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)
- PB.353 (Photobook number)
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