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‘The Banquet’
Nisbuyoshi Araki
Errata Editions



247 x 186 mm
136 pages
ISBN 9781935004295


As the fifteenth installment of their ‘Books on Books Project’, New York-based publisher Errata Editions re-released Nobuyoshi Araki’s photobook ‘The Banquet’ (originally published by Magazine House in 1993). ‘The Banquet’ collects photos of the meals that Araki’s wife Yoko made during her last month alive. This book consists of precise reproductions of the cover and all pages from the original photobook, as well as new essays written by Ivan Vartanian and Jeffrey Ladd.


About the Artist

Nobuyoshi Araki is a contemporary Japanese photographer. Araki has published over 500 books over the course of his career.  He is known primarily for his photography that blends eroticism and bondage in fine art.

About the Publisher
Errata Editions’ Books on Books series is an ongoing publishing project dedicated to making rare and out-of-print photography books accessible to students and photobook enthusiasts. These are not reprints or facsimiles but complete studies of the original books. Each volume in the series presents the entire content, page for page, of an original master bookwork which, up until now, has been too rare or expensive for most to experience. Through a mix of classic and contemporary titles, this series spans the breadth of photographic practice as it has appeared on the printed page and allows further study of the creation and meanings of these great works of art. Each volume in the series contains illustrations of every page in the original photobook, a new essay by an established writer on photography, production notes about the creation of the original edition and biographical and bibliographical information about each artist.