Nobuyoshi Araki's “Love on the Left Eye”

Photography // Monday, June 02, 2014
Since October of last year, the prolific Japanese erotic photographer, Nobuyoshi Araki, has been largely unable to see out of his right eye due to a retinal artery obstruction. As a result of this new obstacle, Araki shot the photographs that make up his newest series “Love on the Left Eye” on slide film, and, before making any prints, he filled up the right side of the film with a black magic marker. 

Erotic Master: Nobuyoshi Araki

Erotica // Monday, December 30, 2013
Known best for his intimate, snapshot-style images of women often tied up with ropes (kinbaku, Japanese rope-tying art) and of colorful, sensual flowers, Araki is an artist who reacts strongly to his emotions and uses photography to experience them more fully. Obsessed with women, Araki seeks to come closer to them through photography, using ropes like an embrace and the click of the shutter like a kiss...

Nobuyoshi Araki at Work

Erotica // Monday, March 04, 2013
An intimate portrayl of one of the most known and reputable erotic photographers to date, Nobuyoshi Araki, doing what he does best behind the camera. There have been over over 350 photography books printed of Araki's work, including Sentimental Journey, Tokyo Lucky Hole and Shino. 

The Last, Megumi Kagurazaka by Nobuyoshi Araki

Erotica // Monday, December 17, 2012
'The Last'  is a photograph of Megumi Kagurazaka shot by Nobuyoshi Araki. Having published over 350 books by 2005, and still more every year, Araki is considered one of the most prolific artists alive or dead in Japan and around the world. Many of his photographs are erotic; some have been called pornographic.

Tie Her UP.

Erotica // Monday, July 18, 2011
Lady GaGa photographed by Nobuyoshi Araki.

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