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Artist Masao Mochizuki Stalks the Queen of England

Masao Mochizuki’s Queen Elizabeth in Tokyo (2008).Courtesy of Cohen Amador Gallery


We’re getting the distinct impression that Japanese photographer Masao Mochizuki is more obsessed with Queen Elizabeth II than the average British subject. Here, he has stitched together dozens of pictures of TV coverage from Her Royal Highness' trip to Tokyo with her hubby, the Duke of Edinburgh, in 1967; the dogged, jumpy quality of the work has the effect of a visit to some stalker's basement montage. See more of Mochizuki's lucid infatuations at Cohen Amador Gallery through July 11. —Emma Pearse