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YASUHIRO ISHIMOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS - Rare Pristine Copy of The First Hardcover Edition/First Printing: Signed by Yasuhiro Ishimoto - ONLY COPY ONLINE

Ishimoto, Yasuhiro (Photographer) & Various Contributors

Published by Tokyo, Japan: Heibonsha Limited Publishers, 2003
ISBN 10: 4582277519 / ISBN 13: 9784582277517
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Title: YASUHIRO ISHIMOTO: PHOTOGRAPHS - Rare ...

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan: Heibonsha Limited Publishers, 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition.

Description:

1st Printing. Signed. 130 pages. Published in 2003. Retrospective collection of photographs. One of Yasuhiro Ishimoto's finest achievements. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The book was distributed in Japan only. There is no American Edition. The First Edition is now rare. A brilliant production by Yasuhiro Ishimoto: Oversize-volume format. White cloth boards with titles on cover and spine, as issued. Photographs by Yasuhiro Ishimoto. Text by various contributors. Blue wraparound obi-band intact. Printed on pristine-white, thick coated stock paper in Tokyo, Japan to the highest standards. The reproduction quality must be seen for its amazing beauty. In pictorial DJ with titles on the cover and spine, as issued. Presents Yasuhiro Ishimoto's "Photographs". Juxtaposition of two magnificent sequences: "Hana", his now-classic black-and-white flower photographs, and "Meguriau Iro To Katachi", his more recent, masterly semi-abstract studies in color. Pursued later in his career, the disparate bodies of work show the influence of both the Bauhaus aesthetics that he immersed himself in during his Institute of Design stint as well as the enduring influence of Japanese aesthetics: Rigorous yet vibrant, ethereal yet sensual, cosmopolitan yet natural, all at the same time. Viewed individually and together, "Hana" and "Meguriau Iro To Katachi" represent some of the most beautiful "painterly" photographs one is likely ever to see. Yasuhiro Ishimoto died on February 6, 2012 at the age of 90. His stature as "photographer's photographer" will remain secure. An absolute "must-have" title for Yasuhiro Ishimoto collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed in pencil on the title page by Yasuhiro Ishimoto. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. Even in Japan, Yasuhiro Ishimoto was known for being averse to book signings. This title is a great art and photography book. As far as we know, this is the only such signed copy of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: There is no American Edition. A rare signed copy thus. Yasuhiro Ishimoto's "Someday, Somewhere" and "Chicago, Chicago" were selected as two of the greatest photography books in "The Photobook". One of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. A fine collectible copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER YASUHIRO ISHIMOTO TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 4582277519. Bookseller Inventory # 19844

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