Tokyo Bodies (Signed), by Hideo Takiura

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Hideo Takiura was born in 1963 in Tokyo, and graduated from Tokyo Agricultural University in 1986. After working as a landscape designer for a few years, he began pursuing a career in photography.

Tokyo Bodies collects work shot by Takiura on the streets of Tokyo from 2000-2007 with his trusty 6cm x 6cm medium format camera, and it is a witty, whimsical look at people's idiosyncracies that might remind one of photographers like Mitsugu Onishi or Issei Suda, but which is really Takiura's own world.

Takiura's follow-up, Tokyo Products, is also available.

Hardcover, 26cm x 21cm, 90 pages, 71 b/w photos. Afterword by artist in Japanese and English. Privately printed in 2007, limited run of only 500 copies. Signed by the artist.

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