Huangshan: Poems from the T’ang Dynasty

$15,000

Published by 21st Editions, USA. 2010.
Introduction by John Wood.
T’ang poetry by Han Shan and other Chinese poets, translated by Stanton Hager.
Twelve bound, signed platinum prints and one free standing, signed platinum print.

Limited hand made first edition of 60 numbered and 15 lettered copies. 14¼ x 16 inches.
English. Pristine condition. Limited availability.

This book is already signed and could also be personalized by Michael Kenna. Please specify your preference in the ‘Order Notes’ section at checkout. If additional personalization is requested, there could be a delay of up to three weeks, depending on Michael’s schedule.

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Michael Kenna’s landscapes have always had the subtle magic of Chinese painting and poetry… It was immediately evident to me that Kenna could not be creating such work were he not sharing an aesthetic and spiritual affinity with the sources of Chinese art. One does not simply take a camera to China, point, click, and return with such pictures. I could not guess how many photographs of China and its mountains I’ve seen, but I had never before seen any that looked like Michael Kenna’s – even those by contemporary Chinese photographers. The source of Kenna’s imagery clearly came from within him but mirrored an earlier Chinese way of seeing…
John Wood