Images of the Seventh Day by Michael Kenna. First edition (2010). First impression. Large format hardback in fine condition. No markings. Dust jacket in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.
About Images of the Seventh Day
Images of the Seventh day is a captivating monograph with 290 black and white photographs from different times of Kenna’s career. Some of them, his early work, are shots from 1970’s England. Also, it showcases photographs from the following three decades are they come from the artist’s travels and commissions across the world.
So, we could say this book surveys the works and career of one of the most acclaimed contemporary photographers. His powerful images captivate viewers with a powerful magnetism and a dramatic tone.
About Michael Kenna
Michael Kenna (b.1953) was born in Widnes, England, and is best known for his photographs of black-and-white landscapes. In his early years of education, he attended the Banbury School of Art, where he took up studies in painting and photography. He later became a student at the London College of Printing, where he began working as an artist and a photographer. Kenna is one of five children born to Irish-Catholic parents. Before discovering his passion for art, he aspired to enter the priesthood because of his Irish-Catholic background.
Kenna moved to San Francisco in 1977. Afterwards, he began working as an artist and a photographer. Consequently, he became of the most acclaimed landscape photographers of his generation. His photographs have been the subject of some 50 monographs. As well as being held in the collections of over 100 museums worldwide. He is represented in the United Kingdom by Huxley-Parlour Gallery.
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