Having published over 350 books (and still more every year) Araki is considered one of the most prolific artists alive or dead in Japan and around the world. Many of his photographs are erotic; some have been called pornographic. Some of his most popular photography books are Sentimental Journey, Tokyo Lucky Hole, and Shino. He also contributed photography to the Sunrise anime series Brain Powerd.
Nobuyoshi Araki's Secret Garden Not Everything in the Garden Is Lovely. in Fact, under the Lensof the Japanese Photographer Araki, Most of It Becomes Downright Pornographic,as His Lubricious Flower Close-Ups Reveal a Sinister Kinship between Beauty, Sex and Decay. by Boyd Tonkin
Mar 14, 1998; ome literary joker once suggested that the best translation of Baudelaire's Les Fleurs du Mal would be "The Phlox of Pox". Gazing...