The Bone Collector

November 15, 2011

By Conor Risch

© Eiji Yuzawa

The palatine bone of a grey nightjar, a type of bird.

Eiji Yuzawa’s black-and-white photographs of animal bones are studies in the beauty and variety of organic forms. The work, which has captured the imaginations of Japanese viewers, has been featured in several exhibitions and collected in a book, Barocco: Beauty of Bones (Shinchosha, 2011), published earlier this year. Yuzawa, who is also an editorial and advertising photographer, began photographing animal...

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