Human Nature

Human Nature

by Daikichi Amano
     
 
In his photographs, Daikichi Amano (b.1973 in Japan), enfant terrible of Hokusai, does not shun even the most impossible types of embraces. Amano pursues this photographic enquiry into the bizarre realms of erotic imagination with an obsessive and perfectionist eye for detail, inspired by the Dutch still-lives painters as well as Japanese mythology and the great Ukiyo

Overview

In his photographs, Daikichi Amano (b.1973 in Japan), enfant terrible of Hokusai, does not shun even the most impossible types of embraces. Amano pursues this photographic enquiry into the bizarre realms of erotic imagination with an obsessive and perfectionist eye for detail, inspired by the Dutch still-lives painters as well as Japanese mythology and the great Ukiyo-E woodcut masters of the Edo period and in particular the erotic Shunga prints.

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"Daikichi Amano's art is a combination of Jean Cocteau and Jacques Cousteau" - Marilyn Manson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783940907097
Publisher:
Bongout
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Daikichi Amano is a photographer who creates beautiful, grotesque, and bizarre images involving female human subjects and squids, eels, bugs, and other conventionally "repulsive” creatures, which are a tad reminiscent of tentacle fetishism, and always interesting.

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