sweeping nude photography by shinichi maruyama sweeping nude photography by shinichi maruyama
nov 19, 2012

sweeping nude photography by shinichi maruyama

sweeping nude photography by shinichi maruyama‘nude #2’, 2012 by shinichi maruyama

 

 

 

japanese photographer shinichi maruyama is well known for his colliding liquid photography – immortalizing moments split seconds before they are lost to gravity. in his latest body of work, ‘nude’, maruyama continues his exploration of movement through photography – re-envisioning the language of traditional nude artwork and combining this with a reference to time.

nude photography by shinichi maruyama‘nude #3’, 2012

 

 

 

the abstract striding limbs create almost painterly strokes across a hidden canvas –  a sweep of flesh filling space. the conceptual artistic interrogation reminds one of the beauty of the human body, not through form, but through the ethereal capacity of human motion – reminding one of the power of dance, theatre and gesture.

nude photography by shinichi maruyama‘nude #1’, 2012

 

nude photography by shinichi maruyama‘nude #5’, 2012

 

nude photography by shinichi maruyama‘nude #4’, 2012

 

nude photography by shinichi maruyama‘nude #6’, 2012

 

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  • Absolutely stunning- it turns a static art form into something else- the sense of movement that tranforms into an almost sculptural quality, which I realize is also static, but this work somehow reflects on movement for me in an ethereal way

    Pasha says:
  • wow.bravoo.loved it

    mohammad says:
  • The movement reminds me of the futurists. Really amazing images!

    Todd Jenkins says:
  • Beautiful images, but without Loie Fuller, dancer at the end of XIX century, he wouln’t have the idea!

    cristina says:

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