Awakenings Portfolio

Eikoh Hosoe

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Barakei #32, 1961
Paper Size: 30 x 22 1/2 inches
Image Size: 12 1/4 x 18 3/8 inches

Man & Woman #20, 1960
Paper Size: 30 x 22 1/2 inches
Image Size: 14 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches

Kamaitachi #8, 1965
Paper Size: 30 x 22 1/2 inches
Image Size: 18 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches

Barakei #29, 1962
Paper Size: 30 x 22 1/2 inches
Image Size: 17 7/8 x 12 1/2 inches

 

Kamaitachi #36, 1968
Paper Size: 30 x 22 1/2 inches
Image Size: 18 1/8 x 12 3/16 inches

When this portfolio was publicly released in 2001, only 25 of the complete edition of 250 were produced. Those first 25 sold quickly and the portfolio was listed as “sold out” while we determined the feasibility of completing the edition. In honor of Eikoh’s 75th year, we were pleased to present for sale the balance of these exquisite portfolios.

 

Details

Five hand-pulled photogravures
Hand letter-pressed text by the artist in a cloth-covered clamshell case
Edition of 250 and 15 Artist’s proofs
Signed and numbed by the artist

 

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About the Artist

Eikoh Hosoe (born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, 1933) is an integral part of the history of modern Japanese photography; he remains a driving force not only for his own work, but also for his efforts as a teacher and ambassador, fostering artistic exchange between Japan and the rest of the world. Hosoe is represented by Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York. He lives in Tokyo.

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