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Izima Kaoru

 (born 1954)
Izima Kaoru is active/lives in Japan.  Izima Kaoru is known for photography.

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Izima Kaoru (Kyoto 1954-)

He has been active in photography, video art and movies since the 1970s.  In 1993 he began creating scenes of sophisticated violence and horror, asking actresses and models to act out  fantasies of  a perfect death.

"Kaoru's images have always had a film-like structure: long shots with bodies that seem to melt into the setting alternate with others that show close-ups of the wide-open eyes of the victims.  Yet there is never a real story, only clues, suspicions, allusions: the unlocking of a tale whose mystery will never be revealed. Even the glassy eyes of the models no longer look onto anything or anybody. Perhaps they symbolically look death in the face and continue to live with   ...  Displaying 750 of 4848 characters.

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"Tominaga Ai wears Prada - 401" color coupler print, mounted 71 x 94.5 in. 2003
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'HASEGAWA KYOKO WEARS YVES SAINT LAURENT RIVE GAUCHE', 2003
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