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Tokyo (signed) by Gerry Johansson

Tokyo (signed) by Gerry Johansson

Condition:
NEW
Publisher:
Only Photograph 2016
Pages:
160
Format:
Hardback, 1st edition
Currently Out of stock

Tokyo is a visual journey through a city at once futuristic and obsolete, its visionary design worn out – like that of a past era. Johanasson uses photography to index the city, finding form and pragmatic order through accumulation and sequence, revealing the city's hidden, modular logic: lego-like segments, a basic square unit repeated indefinitely and in various sizes. These images are unpeopled, showing only the architecture of the city, a container of 13 million people, organised around mass movement and the funnelling of human traffic. Between the concrete, glass and steel, the occasional green life sprouts – miniature gardens in the narrow alleyways, or a cluster of flower pots lining the sidewalk. The architecture creates its own topography, and the city is glimpsed as the last outpost of a fading, mechanised world.

Edition of 1200 copies.  Signed copy.

One of the finest production of Gerry Johansson's images to date.  Recommended.


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