21st Editions is extremely pleased to announce the publication of Yamamoto Masao, a celebration of the work
of one of the world’s leading artists,
a Japanese master whose photographs reflect centuries of aesthetic tradition
and encapsulate the essence of Zen.
The Deluxe Edition book consists of two volumes hand-bound in silk. One is the Prism book; the other includes twelve
platinum prints and a poem, as well as three loose silver-gelatin prints, all signed by the artist. Limited to 42 copies,
with only 22 for sale.
Both volumes contain texts by John Wood. “A Guide to the Art of Yamamoto Masao” opens the Prismvolume and
“Five Whirling Head Waka for Yamamoto Masao,” a Japanese style poem in homage to Mr. Yamamoto and five of
his works, opens the Deluxe Edition.
Text and a poem by John Wood
Photographs by Masao Yamamoto
Edition of 42 numbered copies
Handcrafted in the United States