Elevating the Obscene by Nobuyoshi Araki.

Leica Love

Love by Leica by Nobuyoshi Araki (2006)

By the Window



Nobuyoshi Araki

Nobuyoshi Araki


Nobuyoshi Araki.

Among his photography books are Sentimental Journey (1971), and Tokyo Lucky Hole (1990). Sentimental Journey “1972-1992” is a diary of life with his wife Yoko until she died of ovarian cancer in 1990. (Read more)

Wednesday: Araki

Nobuyoshi Araki.

Friday: 2 of 6

Nobuyoshi Araki is a Japanese photographer and contemporary artist. He is also known by the nickname Araki.
The Icelandic musician Björk is an admirer of Araki’s work, and served as one of his models. At her request he photographed the cover and inner sleeve pages of her 1997 remix album, Telegram. More recently, he has photographed pop singer Lady Gaga. Araki’s life and work were the subject of Travis Klose’s 2005 documentary film Arakimentari. (Read more)