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Candy-coated Vanitas

Posted in Beaux Arts, Curiosa & Forteana, Interna by Suzanne G. on October 22nd, 2004 | BBC Wikipedia

  
  
© Fuco Ueda
(click on thumbnails for detailed view)

... The beautiful girl from Maruhashi’s, now dressed in pink fashion-camouflage had just turned the corner and was walking toward me.
She hadn’t seen me, but I saw her. Her eyes were on the street and you could only see the dark lashes slashing through the soft brown surrounds like treachery.

I started half-running down the street to the building where Honda was doing whatever.
If it had been anyone else would I have had the same reaction: heartbeat as heart attack?

She was amazing in her pink camouflage, like she would come for you at sunset...

- Excerpt from "My Tokyo Death Cult"
(a.k.a. "Tokyo Zero") by Marc Horne

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VISUAL DESCRIPTION OF MY CURRENT MOOD


(click to enlarge - via The Horus Archive of
Found Photography
)

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    Suzanne G. - Giving Taste A Bad Name Since Kindergarten says:

    [...] I’m unspeakably happy that Jon Beinart finally offered me a fine excuse to re-feature the works of Fuco Ueda - after what has been almost four years! [...]

    January 23rd, 2008 at 8:19 pm

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