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Daido Moriyama
Dazai

Photographs by Daido Moriyama

Text by Osamu Dazai (English)

MATCH and Company Co., 2014

Edition of 1,200 copies

Clothbound hardcover in slipcase

172 pp., b/w illustrated throughout

158 x 228 mm.

Item #0323

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Selected as one of the Best Books of 2015 by Harvey Benge

"I'm awakened by the sound of the front door clattereing open, but since i know its only my husband comming back home drunk in the midde of hte night I  lie here quiety in bed. He switches on the light in the next room, and I can hear him panting noisily as he rummages through the drawers of his desk and bookcase, searching for something. " - excerpt from Daido Moriyama: Dazai 

Featuring Osamu Dazai's 'Villon's Wife', originally published in 1947, Daido Moriyama creates an homage to Daizai though the selection of photographs contained in this book. With image and text both laid out, the viewer is allowed to follow the narraitve of Dazai's written work accompanied by Moriyama's photographs, reflecting the intimate relatioship between the writer's work and Moriyama's photography. 

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