Umiko by Kenshu Shintsubo. First edition (2001). First impression. Large format hardback in near fine condition. Signed and located by Kenshu Shintsubo (the signature has imprinted on the opposite page as well). No 1internal markings. Binding firm. General wear to cover. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About UmikoWhen Shintsubo was asked by Purple magazine to photograph beauty his mind immediately turned to Umiko - a young Japanese woman living in Kyoto, whose name means 'the child of the lake', and whose parents had given her this name owing to the lake in the town where she was born, in Switzerland. Designed by groovisions Hiroshi Ito, this glossy volume portrays Umiko in a soft beauty.
Artist BioSo, Kenshu Shintsubo was born in 1968 in Tokyo. He completed a doctoral program at Tokyo University of the Arts in the Department of Fine Arts, in the oil painting research area. He then moved into photography. Some of his works include the book Landscape, as well as solo exhibitions such as the Spring Ephemeral at Foil gallery in Tokyo and group exhibitions such as "The camera knows everything" at TALION gallery in Tokyo.
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