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Editors of Nazraeli Press & Anrakuji, Emi. ONE PICTURE BOOK: E HAGAKI ("PICTURE POSTCARDS") . Tucson, AZ: Nazraeli Press, 2007. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 16 pages. As New. Signed.

Artist Book. The 40th title in the now-legendary "One Picture Book" Series by Nazraeli Press, one of the most superb ongoing projects of contemporary art photography. Limited Edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. Accompanied by one tipped-in, original print by the artist/photographer (hence the Series' name). An elegant production by Chris Pichler: Small-size volume format. Titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Emi Anrakuji. Printed on pristine-white, archival stock paper to the highest standards. Without DJ, as issued. "Japanese artist Emi Anrakuji follows up on her recent Artist Book with a contribution to the One Picture Book Series. In it, she displays reproductions of her one-off digital prints (made by digitally printing the extraordinary self-portraits for which she is best-known) onto e hagaki ('picture postcards'). The book concludes with an original portrait printed over a vintage postcard" (Publisher's blurb). After graduating from art school, Emi Anrakuji was diagnosed with a cerebral tumor, which prevented her from working for more than a decade. During her agonizing recovery, she began to make woodblock prints, then turned to photography. There is only one way to describe what she has achieved in "E Hagaki": Simply stunning, this is a "must-have" title for Emi Anrakuji collectors. This copy is one of the Limited Edition, and is numbered in pencil on the Back Limitation Page. It comes with an original print, which is very prominently and beautifully signed in Japanese characters, kanji style, by Emi Anrakuji. This title is now highly collectible. Please note that each postcard Emi Anrakuji used is unique (and exquisite); the image collage shows one such postcard and is not necessarily the one still available. This is one of few copies still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. A rare signed copy thus. 16 color plates, 1 original print. Winner of the "New Photographer Award" at the prestigious Higashikawa Photography Prize in 2007. One of the most brilliant living Japanese photographers. A flawless collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ONE PICTURE BOOK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 1590051793. $150.00

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