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Masahisa Fukase, Hibi by MACK


MACK presents Hibi, book by Japanese photographer Masahisa Fukase. Hibi literally comprises a series of street photographs by renowned Japanese photographer Masahisa Fukase. Each of the black and white images painstakingly attend to the road’s surface – the worn road-markings, the fading lines and arrows eroded by the city’s innumerable inhabitants, a web of fissures in the asphalt. In February and March 1992, Fukase printed and painted the works for a solo exhibition, ‘My Landscape ‘92’, held at Nikon Salon in Tokyo. He overlaid a set of bromide prints with fluid drawings in brightly coloured inks and on every image the physical presence of the artist is traced, a shadow-presence which seems to offer a reading, an interpretation but one that can can never be fully resolved.

Masahisa Fukase
240 pages
111 colour plates
16 cm x 26 cm
Paperback with multiple gate-folds and dust-jacket
ISBN 9781910164457

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