Kamaitachi #36, 1968/2005
Archival pigment print on Hahnemüle paper
11.5 x 7.75 inches
Edition of 25, signed
Retail framed: $750
© Eikoh Hosoe
Eikoh Hosoe (b. 1933) is one of Japan’s most notable post-war photographers, and has received international acclaim. Hosoe has collaborated with artists in other media; the series “Kamaitachi “was created with dancer Tatsumi Hijikata in 1969; two photographs from his series “Barakei,” with author Yukio Mishima, were exhibited in the Terminal exhibition at PCNW from January–March 2015.
In 2003 Hosoe received the Royal Photographic Society’s 150th anniversary special medal. He has also been awarded the title of Japanese Person of Cultural Merit (2010) and has won several photography awards.
This limited edition was coordinated with the artist by PhotoAlliance, San Francisco.