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Buddha.

Photographs by Michael Kenna. Texts by Jens-Uwe Hartmann, Gudrun Melzer and Michael Kenna.
Prestel, Munich, Germany, 2020. In English. 192 pp., 160 illustrations, 9½x11".

Two exquisite, signed and numbered (edition of 60 each), Michael Kenna prints at an affordable price, as an exclusive limited edition offer to celebrate the publication of Buddha. The print(s) will be included with an unsigned copy of the book. Choose one or both prints shown below.

Publisher's Description

Expected arrival: August 2020

Michael Kenna’s black-and-white photographs of Buddha statues featured in this book are a restorative, inspiring antidote to a chaotic modern world.

Michael Kenna is celebrated for his mysterious and exquisite black-and-white natural and industrial landscapes. He is especially revered for his images of Asia, where he has traveled to some of the world's most beautiful locations. It is no wonder that among Kenna's prolific creations are numerous images of the Buddha from countries such as Cambodia, China, Japan, India, Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand. Captured in shrines, temples, sanctuaries, private homes, and museums, these images are quiet, uncluttered, and striking in the interplay of dark and light, line and shadow. Also included in the book are a selection of Kenna's Asian landscape photography, an essay about Buddhism. Fans of Kenna's distinctive evocative style will savor the myriad perspectives of the Buddha's singular form, while anyone inspired by the Buddha's message will be drawn to this photographic journey towards enlightenment.

 

ABOUT THE LIMITED EDITIONS

photo-eye Exclusive Limited Edition— Two choices of prints, signed and numbered (edition of 60 each), 4"x4" inch pigment inkjet print on 5"x7" inch 300g Moab Entrada Natural cotton rag paper. The print(s) will be included with an unsigned copy of Buddha.

LTD-A — Lamp and Temple, Jonjaanji, Jeju Island, South Korea. 2012

LTD-A

LTD-B — Wat Mahathat Buddha Head, Ayutthaya, Thailand. 2019

LTD-B


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Cat# PX335H Hardbound $60.00 (978-3791385082)
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Cat# PX335L Limited Edition [A] $170.00 (978-3791385082)
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Cat# PX335L Limited Edition [B] $170.00 (978-3791385082)
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Cat# PX335L Limited Edition [BOTH] $280.00 (978-3791385082)
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