b. 1972, Japan

Chikashi Suzuki Biography

Chikashi Suzuki has presented his work in domestic and international magazines, and has been at the forefront of editorial and fashion photography since the 1990s as one of Japanʼs leading photographers. A variety of subjects can be found in his portfolio, ranging from the alluring city of Tokyo to flowers, celebrities, and emerging models. Intuitively capturing the candid essence of his subjects, the beauty and wonder of each frame appears to preserve an intimate memory, frozen in time. In contrast to the immediacy of the digital camera, Suzuki explores the palpable richness that is only attainable through film photography.

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Chikashi Suzuki was born in 1972. He relocated to France in 1998, launching his career as a photographer with Purple magazine. Acclaimed for his work in magazines both domestically and aboard, Suzuki has been involved in campaigns for brands such as ISSEY MIYAKE, TOGA, CEBIT, and GUCCI.The photographer has presented his works internationally at venues including Colette (Paris, 1998), MOCA (Los Angeles, 2001), and The Henry Art Gallery (Washington, 2001). Suzuki has also held solo exhibitions at notably but not limited to, treesaresospecial (Tokyo, 2005) and G/P gallery (Tokyo, 2009). Major publications include Shapes of Blooming (treesaresospecial, 2005), Driving with Rinko Kikuchi (THE international,2008), CITE (G/P gallery, treesaresospecial, 2009), and SAKURA! (LittleMore, 2014).

Text courtesy KOSAKU KANECHIKA.

Chikashi Suzuki Featured Artworks

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Yoyogi, Tokyo by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork photography
Chikashi Suzuki Yoyogi, Tokyo, 2020 C-print
28.7 x 22.8 cm
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Chiba, Chiba by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork photography
Chikashi Suzuki Chiba, Chiba, 2002 C-print
22.9 x 28.5 cm
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Nakameguro, Tokyo by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork photography
Chikashi Suzuki Nakameguro, Tokyo, 2005 C-print
22.2 x 28.5 cm
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Shinjuku, Tokyo by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork print
Chikashi Suzuki Shinjuku, Tokyo, 2004 / 2019 C-print
45.4 x 57 cm
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Meguro, Tokyo by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork print
Chikashi Suzuki Meguro, Tokyo, 2011 / 2019 C-print
45.4 x 57 cm
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Meguro, Tokyo by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork print
Chikashi Suzuki Meguro, Tokyo, 2002 / 2019 C-print
45.4 x 57 cm
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Meguro, Tokyo by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork photography, print
Chikashi Suzuki Meguro, Tokyo, 2011 / 2018 C-print
22.7 x 28.5 cm
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Shibuya, Tokyo by Chikashi Suzuki contemporary artwork photography, print
Chikashi Suzuki Shibuya, Tokyo, 2011 / 2018 C-print
28.5 x 16 cm
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