Araki is a Japanese photographer and contemporary artist – Nicknamed – Arākī. His work has varied over the years from borderline pornographic to images of personal memories of his dead wife. He has also worked with other artists such as Nan Goldin in 1994 and recently photographed Icons such as Lady GaGa.

1835.large 1837 1838 2325 2326


With the basis of his work all referencing sex or bondage in some ways these images from his series – Flowers (1997) are more beautiful and aesthetically pleasing to look at. The flowers still do have however a sexual reference to them, all being open in the middle and it focusing on the main part of the flower. All circular like holes being photographed right down the middle – (Referencing a woman’s genitals)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s