Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Daido Moriyama 'Kyoku / Erotica'

Untitled Daido Moriyama... Untitled (from the series 'Kyoku/Erotica', 2007, silver print, 27,6 x 41,5 cm, signed). From the exhibition Daido Moriyama 'Kyoku / Erotica' at Galerie Priska Pasquer in Cologne, Germany. "...'Kyoku / Erotica' is Galerie Priska Pasquer’s second exhibition to be devoted exclusively to the work of Japanese artist Daido Moriyama. The exhibition will feature photographs from the series entitled 'Kyoku / Erotica', which was published in book form in 2007. (The word 'Kyoku' can be translated as 'danger zone'). The 'Kyoku / Erotica' series brings together photographs from cities such as Tokyo, New York, Shanghai, Bangkok, Cologne, Buenos Aires and Sydney. The title of the exhibition – 'Kyoku / Erotica' – reflects Daido Moriyama's ambivalent perception of the world. For Daido Moriyama, the world is both a danger zone and a minefield of sexual tension, a mixture of danger and allure."


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Besides Daido Moriyama's exhibition "Kyoku/ Erotica" there is an impressive retrospective with Daido's works since 1965 at the Photographic Collection/ SK-Stiftung Cologne:
Link (website in German)

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