Japanese photographer Atsushi Tani explores the beauty of women’s bodies: dark eroticism, flesh marked with scars and tattoos. Using light effects, camera tricks, and digital manipulation, Atsushi Tani creates a disturbing world of beauty that tempts you to fall in head first. This is his first art collection book.
64 pages in colour
8.4 x 6.1 x 0.5 inches
Published by Atelier Third, 2013
A JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHER BORN IN OSAKA PREFECTURE
He exhibited his works in various group and solo shows worldwide since 1992. He became well known in underground culture for his fetish-like / avant-garde style after his photos appeared in several magazines. In 2008, his photograph was used forMylène Farmer, a french singer’s album cover and booklet. In 2009, he defined his style by using literature motifs by George Bataille, Ranpo Edogawa, and Grimm’s Fairy Tales. In 2010 and 2011, he held solo exhibits and in 2012, his work was presented at Paris Museum of Eroticism. Recent work includes photographing promotional ads for theaters.