“Ravens” Mack edition out now

Consistently proclaimed as one of the most important photobooks in the history of the medium, Ravens by Japanese photographer Masahisa Fukase was first published in 1986 and the two subsequent editions were both short print runs that sold out immediately. This bilingual facsimile of the first edition contains a new text by founder of the Masahisa Fukase Archives, Tomo Kosuga. His essay locates Ravens in Fukase’s wider work and life, and is illustrated with numerous recently discovered photographs and drawings.

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Fukase’s cat book “Wonderful Days” out now

Masahisa Fukase and his wife, Yoko, began their new married life moving in to Matsubara-danchi residential complex of Soka, Saitama in 1964. they were soon joined by a Siamese cat named Kabo. A few years later Fukase brought home a black cat that he had picked up on the way home from fishing- a cat which he named Hebo. From then on the couple lived their day-to-day life with these two cats.

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Exhibiting Fukase works in Arles 2015

We will show a photo series “From Window” which were taken in 1973 by Masahisa Fukase for a curated show named as “Another Language: 8 Japanese Photographers” at The Rencontres d’Arles in this summer. The 17 photos are shown Yoko, an ex-wife of Fukase, was going to work every morning. Fukase took her from a window of their room on 4th floor. The show is curated by Simon Baker, curator of photography and international art, Tate Modern.

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