Izima Kaoru

Izima Kaoru’s shoots in a morbid fashion. His scenes of violence and horror are incredibly detailed. And in each, a famous actress or model, dressed in expensive designer wear, is found dead and lifeless.

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Karena Lam wears Jean Paul Gaultier, 2007

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Kimura Yoshino wears Alexander McQueen, 2007

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Hashimoto Reika wears Milk, 2006

TOP TO BOTTOM, from (“Landscapes With A Corpse“)
© Izima Kaoru, 2003-2007

Could death be any more beautiful?

I feel conflicted looking at the images. On one hand, I can’t tear myself from admiring the pretty clothes and faces. On the other, I found it to be overhanded and gimmicky. Yet, the whole idea is intriguing on its own. I can’t help but wonder how each one of them met their “end”.

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