Nobuyoshi Araki
Kinbaku (Bondage), 1979; printed 2008

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Kinbaku (Bondage)
Artist name
Nobuyoshi Araki
Date created
1979; printed 2008
gelatin silver print
8 7/8 in. × 11 1/4 in. (22.54 cm × 28.58 cm)
Date acquired
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
© Nobuyoshi Araki
Permanent URL
Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

“Photo devil” Nobuyoshi Araki discusses his freewheeling method of capturing his subjects. He describes how rather than aiming for perfection, he embraces all the noise and flaws that come with shooting whatever he is attracted to in a particular moment.

Related ideas:
More Araki: https://youtu.be/BSPW4ZgE__4
Araki inspires Daido Moriyama: https://youtu.be/uQEDzei15UU
Japanese Photographers: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6LAgXLAqTH-39mtTmeXFgM9UAz-ZSJyB

Judy Chicago on the male-dominated art world: https://youtu.be/_rX-23tHIuw
Extreme perfection: https://youtu.be/1Z589aji2LE

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