Special Edition, Signed

TOKYO 1961 (Special Edition) C

William KLEIN

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Signed&Numbered / Limited Editions of 10

A special edition of the book TOKYO 1961 with one original print in a special case.
Signed and numbered on verso of the print and the book.
The original print can be chosen from ten different images.

Book Size
355 x 260mm
200 Pages
Hardcover, Cloth binding, in a slip case
Publication Date
Akio Nagasawa Publishing
Gelatin silver print
Print Sheet Size
339 x 250mm
Print Image Size
320 x 219mm

William KLEIN


Born 1928 in New York. His career as a fashion photographer began in 1955, followed in 1956 by the publication of New York. Breaking taboos in photography, he introduced a new style of audaciously blurry and out-of-focus pictures that went on to influence numerous photographers up to the present day. After New York, the series continued with Roma (‘59), Moscow (’64), and Tokyo (’64). In addition to working as a photographer, he also produced the fashion-related movie Qui etes-vous Polly Maggoo? A solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 1995 established his reputation, which he had mainly earned in Europe, also back home in America. In Japan, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography showed the “Paris+Klein” exhibition in 2004, and in 2005, the “William Klein Retrospective” exhibition was held at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. The exhibition “William Klein + Daido Moriyama” with Daido Moriyama at London’s Tate Modern in 2012-13 created a buzz not only in the realm of photography, but in the fashion and film worlds alike.

Publications of William KLEIN