Karusa / Ravens (The Solitude of Ravens) (signed)

Masahisa Fukase


Edition : First / Tokyo / Sokyusha / 1986 / Softcover. / Near Fine / VG+
4to, 132pp. Blindstamped cloth in card slipcase. 63 Black & White plates. Text in English and Japanese. With glassine wrap. A little wear to glassine wrap and a little wear to slipcase. Signed by Fukase to FFEP.

The definitive photobook. Cited in both Parr and Badger’s “The Photobook: A History Volume I” and Kaneko and Vartanian’s “Japanese Photobooks of the 1960s and 70s”, and described by the BJP as ‘an obscure masterpiece’ when it was nominated as the most important photography book of the past 25 years. “The depth of solitude in Masahisa Fukase’s photographs makes me shudder” – Akira Hasegawa.

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