[Ginza Ashiya Shoten] Photographer Masao Yamamoto solo exhibition “Yamamoto Masao BONSAI & # 8211; Microcosms Macrocosms” will be held from Friday, November 1st.

Reservation acceptance starts at online shops such as deluxe version with special edition and special edition. The autograph session by Masao Yamamoto will also be held from 18:00 on Friday, November 1st.

Ginza Ashiya Shoten (GINZA SIX 6F, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) will present his solo exhibition “Yamamoto Toshio-YAMAMOTO Masao BONSAI – Microcosms Macrocosms” by photographer Masao Yamamoto from Friday, November 1, 2019 to Friday, November 30 ( Sat) will be held at Art Wall Gallery in Ginza Ashiya Shoten.

  • About the exhibition
  • Masao Yamamoto, a photographer who is active mainly in Europe and the United States and is highly regarded internationally for delicate and poetic photographic works and installations using monochrome techniques that are said to be transcendent. Japanese and spiritual beauty continues to attract many fans at home and abroad.

    In this exhibition, in addition to the work “BONSAI”, a bonsai that lives only in human hands and water in a small bowl placed in the magnificent scenery of Yatsugatake and the foot of Mt. Fuji, it was produced while facing the mystery of nature. We will exhibit and sell a group of works, a newly published photo book “Ichiki Tezuka”, and a rare book that became out of print. In addition, a limited edition print will be included, and a special edition of the photo book “Ichiki Tanenaka” will be shown for the first time at this exhibition.

    The title of the exhibition, “One Drop in Hand”, is a coined word by Yamamoto and is based on Zen teachings that “the universe also dwells in a single drop of dew”. Both Yamamoto's photographs and bonsai were created to be squeezed from the hands of people as they face nature. There is a world that pursues the ultimate beauty that people, works and nature interweave.

    Please take a look at the second solo exhibition by Ginza Ashiya Shoten, which was held as one of the opening programs in 2017.

  • Work information

  • "One drop in the hands"

    ■ "One drop in hand" Deluxe Edition (limited to 10 copies)

    -A gorgeous version that includes all three special edition prints.

    ・ Furthermore, the special edition silver silver print of the deluxe edition is included.
    ・ In wooden special box

    ・ H240xW210mm (photo book) H230 × W176mm (4 prints)
    ・ Japanese / 66p

    ・ Price: 500,000 yen (excluding tax)
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    Deluxe edition limited print

    ■ “One drop in hands” Special Edition (20 copies each)
    ・ Specially-equipped book containing one hand-baked gelatin silver print by Masao Yamamoto * You can choose one of three prints.
    -In a special box with upholstery-H240xW210mm (photo book) H230 x W176mm (1 print)
    ・ Japanese / 66p
    ・ Price: 135,000 yen (excluding tax)
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    T-SITE SHOPPING → https://store.tsite.jp/item-detail/art/16729.html

    "One Drop in Hand" Deluxe Edition / Special Edition Limited Print

    ■ "One drop in the hand" Normal version , with special slip case, H240xW210mm (photo book) / Japanese / 66p
    ・ Price: 7,800 yen (excluding tax)
    ・ Reservation / Purchase Yahoo! Shopping → https://store.shopping.yahoo.co.jp/g-tsutayabooks/gpht10754j-9784909442109.html
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  • Autograph session information
  • ■ Date and time
    November 1 (Friday) 18: 00- Ends when the line breaks
    November 2 (Saturday) The person is in the hall from afternoon to night.

    ■ Location Ginza Ashiya Shoten Art Wall Gallery (6F Starbucks side exhibition space)

    ■ Participation conditions ・ Photo book “One drop in hand” Booked at Ginza Ashiya Shoten Online Shop or those purchased at Ginza Ashiya Shoten on the day

  • Artist profile
  • Masao Yamamoto

    1957 Born in Aichi Prefecture
    He began taking photographs at the age of 16, and after studying painting, he presented works using photographic techniques (mainly gelatin silver prints). Starting with an exhibition in San Francisco in 1994, the American market continued to present, and in 1996, held a solo exhibition at Yancey Richardson Gallery, NY. In 2006, he began active exhibition activities in Europe. Exhibited at museums and galleries not only in Europe and America, but also in Moscow and Sao Paulo.
    Published in many media such as NY Times and other art magazines.
    She lives in the southern foot of Yatsugatake in Yamanashi Prefecture and continues to work in an environment surrounded by nature.
    Currently being held at Kiyosato Photo Museum K * MoPA (until December 8th)

    ■ Main exhibitions in recent years
    “Bonsai” Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo “Bonsai” Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco
    "Bonsai" Alfred Einhart Foundation, Berlin "Sky Box" Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow "Microcosms, Macrocosms" Stephan Barger Gallery, Toronto
    “Masao Yamamoto” Oscar Nimayer Museum of Art, “Bird” Gallery Camera Obscura, Paris, Paris
    "In the Silence of the Little" Tony Katany Foundation, Spain "Birds" Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
    “The River” Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta “In Silence of a Little” Valid Photo, Barcelona

  • event information
  • ■ Exhibition: "One drop in hands-YAMAMOTO MasaoBONSAI – Microcosms Macrocosms"
    ■ Date: November 1 (Fri)-November 30 (Sat), 2019
    ■ Time: 10: 00-22: 30
    ■ Place: Ginza Ashiya Shoten Art Wall Gallery (6F Starbucks side exhibition space)
    ■ Organizer: Ginza Ashiya Shoten ■ Admission: Free ■ Website: https://store.tsite.jp/ginza/blog/art/10402-1026011017.html#autograph
    * The autograph session will be held in the gallery from 18:00 on Friday, November 1st.

  • store information
  • Ginza Ashiya Shoten

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