From 1963 until 1972, the young Nobuyoshi Araki obsessively photographed his fellow passengers during his daily commute on the Tokyo subway. Yawning businessmen, women dozing with their legs splayed, kids who mugged for the camera-Araki captured them all candidly on film, without using a viewfinder. Now, over thirty years later, Subway Love brings back to life these vital and various "prisoners" crammed into their subway cars. Included is an interview with Araki, who explains the essence of documentary: "to gaze unflinchingly at a thing for a long time."
The brilliant and controversial Nobuyoshi Araki is one of Japan's leading photographers.
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About the Author
Nobuyoshi Araki, born in Tokyo in 1940, has a worldwide reputation for his brilliant-and sometimes shocking-photographs. His subject matter is Tokyo and the people who live there. His work can be seen as a detailed diary of his life, or a catalogue of things that catch his visual interest.