15 December 2015

Best of Black and White, Part 2

It would be impossible to have a discussion about fundoshi photography without celebrating the work of Tamotsu Yato, whose 1960s-era black-and-whites are among the best examples of masculine gay Japanese portraiture. Below is his famous portrait of the tragic novelist Yukio Mishima.

Here are two more images by the incomparable Yato:

The following collection of images are not by Yato, but clearly bear the echo of his influence:


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