Torii Gate, Study 2, Shosanbetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. 2014 (Michael Kenna)
List Words : Graeme Green | 25 October

Photo Gallery: Michael Kenna's magical black and white photos from around the world

Black and white master photographer Michael Kenna's magical landscape pictures from Japan, France and the United States

Read our Exclusive interview with Michael Kenna

Japan

 

Torii Gate, Study 2, Shosanbetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. 2014 (Michael Kenna) 

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Hashikui Rocks, Study 1, Kushimoto, Honshu, Japan. 2002  (Michael Kenna)

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Twenty Sticks, Kohoku, Honshu, Japan. 2003  (Michael Kenna)

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Chikui Cape Trees, Muroran, Hokkaido, Japan. 2002  (Michel Kenna)

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Torii Gate, Study 2, Shosanbetsu, Hokkaido, Japan. 2014  (Michael Kenna)

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United States (pictures from Rouge)

 

The Rouge, Study 52, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. 1994  (Michael Kenna)

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The Rouge, Study 5, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. 1992  (Michael Kenna)

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The Rouge, Study 132, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. 1995  (Michael Kenna)

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The Rouge, Study 112, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. 1994  (Michael Kenna)

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The Rouge, Study 17, Dearborn, Michigan, USA. 1993  (Michael Kenna)

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France

 

 Eiffel Tower, Study 3, Paris, France. 1987 (Michael Kenna)

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 Barge Passing, Paris, France. 1988 (Michael Kenna)

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Falaise d'Aval la Nuit, Etretat, France. 2000  (Michael Kenna)

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River Willow, Study 2, Strasbourg, France, 1993  (Michael Kenna)

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Chariot of Apollo, Study 1, Versailles, France. 1988 (Michael Kenna)

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Michael Kenna’s book Rouge is out now, £45, published by Prestel. See prestelpublishing.randomhouse.de

For more on his books, including Michael Kenna: A Twenty Year Retrospective, Hokkaido, and Night Work, see michaelkenna.net

Michael has several upcoming exhibitions, including Hokkaido Exhibition at Shin Sapporo Gallery, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, from Oct 19-31, and as part of group exhibition Comme une Respiration at the Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg in France, from Dec 9-March 26, 2017. See www.michaelkenna.com for details.

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