BE­HIND THE SCENES

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Fea­tur­ing more than 80 breath­tak­ing pho­to­graphs, Se­cret Mo­ments of Maikos: The Grace, Beauty and Mystery of Ap­pren­tice Ge is has pro­vides an in­ti­mate glimpse into the pri­vate lives of maikos in Ky­oto’s Gion Quar­ter. Shot by award-win­ning pho­tog­ra­pher Philippe Marinig, the im­ages present a rare por­trayal of the per­son­al­i­ties be­hind the painted faces, per­fect hair and el­e­gant ki­monos. Sev­eral of the pho­to­graphs are also ac­com­pa­nied by haiku in Ja­panese, French and English, to cap­ture the mood of the mo­ment. Se­cret Mo­ments of Maikos: The Grace, Beauty and Mystery of Ap­pren­tice Ge is has re­tail sat $110 at www.gate­house­pub­lish­ing.com

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