these artists are deconstructing the myth of the muse
In the age of #MeToo and 'Nanette,' celebrating the everyday muse doesn't have to mean glorifying the patriarchal gaze.
nobuyoshi araki's massive, new retrospective is surprisingly personal (and nsfw, obviously)
The Museum of Sex exhibit will look back at the controversial photographer's groundbreaking career.
a new look into the erotic rainbow world of nobuyoshi araki
The prolific Japanese photographer's latest book, "Blue Period, Last Summer," showcases his color-washed performance work.
supreme collaborates with iconic japanese photographer nobuyoshi araki
After shooting Kiko Mizuhara for the first i-D Japan cover, the erotic photographer again teams up with the actress — this time, for a campaign debuting his new Supreme collaboration.
see kiko mizuhara's i-D japan cover story
As i-D Japan issue two is released, we throw back to Kiko Mizuhara's cover story and interview from the first issue, shot by legendary photographer Nobuyoshi Araki.
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from sensual still-lifes to intimate nude portraits, see the world through nobuyoshi araki’s lens
A new book documents a year in the life of the great Japanese photographer.
kiko mizuhara is the first cover star of i-d japan
Shot by Nobuyoshi Araki — one of Japan's greatest and wildest photographers — and styled by long time i-D collaborator Erika Kurihara, the Japanese actress and model fronts the inaugural issue of our new Japanese edition.
simone rocha: bloom, grow, blossom
Inspired by pregnancy, a trip to Kyoto, and the erotic photographs of Nobuyoshi Araki, Simone Rocha’s spring/summer 16 collection was her most captivating yet.
parking up in simone rocha's world
What a difference a half-year makes! The young designer reflects on a life changing six months in which she has seen grown her business, had a baby, moved house and opened her first store.
"tying-up is synonymous for making love" araki on the art of bondage
No one’s done more to bring the Japanese bondage art form of kinbaku-bi - “the beauty of tight binding” - to the world’s attention than one-of-a-kind artist Nobuyoshi Araki. Apart from his photos of lush women like his muse Kaori tied and bound...
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