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.
This publication inaugurates 21st Editions' new Prism Series which consists of 280 boxed copies bound in a wrapped
handmade paper. The Prism book is accompanied by your choice of one of four signed platinum prints (shown here).
The prints are limited to an editions of 70, with only 50 copies of each version for sale.
Both volumes contain texts by John Wood. "A Guide to the Art of Yamamoto Masao" opens the Prism volume 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 assembled by John Wood
Photographs by Masao Yamamoto
Edition of 280 copies
110 tri-tone images, choice of one of four platinum prints
12 1/2" x 12 1/2"
Handcrafted in the United States