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Contemporary urban Japan captured in photographs that go beyond the cliched landmarks to reveal the authentic Japan, full of colour and diversity.

The Dutch-Argentinian photographer Richard Koek is a visual storyteller with a gift for being in the right place at the right time. For this book, he turns his gaze to contemporary urban Japan behind the iconic landmarks, kimonos, and cherry blossoms. He captures the raw edge of these common cliches, revealing the authentic Japan in the process. This book will be published on the eve of the Tokyo Olympics (July 23-August 8, 2021). AUTHOR: Born and raised in the Netherlands by his Argentinian mother, internationally acclaimed photographer Richard Koek now lives in New York City. He began his career with assignments at the New York Times and Stern Magazine and has worked for numerous corporations and non-profit organisations. He describes his pictures as pure reflections of his belief that people are the epitome of the world around them, while the world is the epitome of the people who share it. His previous book (New York, New York: A Visual Hymn) was published in 2018. SELLING POINTS: A new body of work by Dutch-Argentinian photograher Richard Koek, exploring the authentic Japan that lies behind the cliches Showcases images that celebrate Japan in all of its colour and diversity 250 colour and 30 b/w illustrations

Details

ISBN13: 9789089898524
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 256
Edition:
Publication Date: 14 Mar 2022
Publisher: Terra Uitgeverij
Publication City, Country: Warnsveld, Netherlands
Dimensions (cm): 32.4(H) x 24.5(L)
Weight (gm):

Author Biography

Born and raised in the Netherlands by his Argentinian mother, internationally acclaimed photographer Richard Koek now lives in New York City. He began his career with assignments at the New York Times and Stern Magazine and has worked for numerous corporations and non-profit organisations. He describes his pictures as pure reflections of his belief that people are the epitome of the world around them, while the world is the epitome of the people who share it. His previous book (New York, New York: A Visual Hymn) was published in 2018.

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