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Toshio Shibata: Juxtapose, Limited Edition (with Tipped-in Gelatin Silver Print)

Publisher: Kanagawa, Japan: Kamakura Gallery / Michiko Nakamura, 2005
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 112670



First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 500 copies, signed and numbered in pencil on the colophon page by Shibata, with an original gelatin silver print (image size 4-1/4 x 3-1/2 inches, paper size 6-5/8 x 4-11/16 inches) tipped-in the penultimate page. Hardcover. Olive green paper-covered boards with title printed in black and gray on cover and spine, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Toshio Shibata. Includes printed insert with biography, exhibition history, and bibliography (in Japanese and English). 20 pp., including 2 two-page gatefolds placed face to face in the book's center, with 5 four-color plates and 4 black and white plates printed on heavy stock matte paper. 7-3/8 x 5-3/4 inches. Published on the occasion of the 2005 exhibition Toshio Shibata: Juxtapose, at the Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan. Out of print. Scarce.




Well-known for his images of man-made structures (such as dams, trains, bridges, and retaining walls), within the landscape, Shibata's work also "juxtaposes" a wide gamut of photographic printing processes, including platinum, gelatin silver, Type C, and digital.