Asakusa Portraits, Hiroh Kikai
the district. Posed against the bare walls of the Senso-ji temple, these strong, severe, lonely studies radiate a shared sense of hard-won, idiosyncratic individuality. The photographs are accompanied by Kikai’s own pithy, sometimes humorous descriptions of his subjects. Taken together, Kikai’s Asakusa portraits amount to a classic meditation upon the timeless complexities of the human condition.
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Foreword by Christopher Phillips
Interview by Noriko Fuku
Essays by Hiroh Kikai and Hiromichi Hosoma
- 264 pages, 200 tritone plates
- 22 cm x 27.3 cm
- Hardcover with dust jacket
- ISBN: 978-3-86521-601-4