by Naoya hatakeyama


Scales by Naoya Hatakeyama. First edition (2007). First impression. Large format hardback in near fine condition. There is a mark to back of boards. No other markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About Scales

Scales is the result of a commission by the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), Montréal. Given to Hatakeyama to create a work in response to photos of architectural models in the Collection. In this beautifully produced book, the artist presents his three series New York / Tobu World Square, 2003 – 2004; New York / Window of the World, 2006; and Tokyo / Mori Building, 2003. Scales accompanies his solo exhibition at the this Autumn. It includes a text by the author and also essays by Hubertus von Amelunxen and Louise Désy.

Artist Bio from Taka Ishii Gallery

So, Hatakeyama was born in 1958 in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Hatakeyama then completed graduate studies at Tsukuba University in 1984. Since then, he has been based in Tokyo, a city which has served as a model from which he has developed a body of work concerned largely with the relationship between nature, the city and photography. In addition to his participation in numerous solo and group exhibitions, Hatakeyama’s photographs are found in public collections. Such as the National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka; the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; the Swiss Foundation for Photography, Winterthur; la Maison EuropEéenne de la Photographie, Paris; as well as the Victoria & Albert Museum, London.

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