The Araki Flash




Nobuyoshi Araki is besides a photographer also pornographer and contemporary artist.He lives and works in Tokyo. Araki is probably best known for his photos documenting the Japanese sexindustry, focusing on the Kabukicho district of Shinjuku in Tokyo in the 1980s. Having published over 350 books (and still more every year) Araki is considered one of the most prolific artists in Japan and around the world.

All photos courtesy Nobuyoshi Araki / Gallery Alex Daniëls, Amsterdam