Language of Light: Floral Photography by Kazumasa Ogawa 2024 Wall Calendar
• 12 monthly grids and full-color artwork • High-quality printing with soy-based inks on premium, environmentally sourced paper stock • Exceptional color quality • Grid pages are easy to write on • Features US, Canadian, and United Kingdom legal holidays • Perfect for hanging at home or over an office desk • Pomegranate’s calendars feature exclusive selections of art from museums and artists around the world
Size: 12 x 13 x .125 in. Opens to: 12 x 26 in.
Flowers as the world had never seen them! With nuanced coloration and a rare quality of light, Kazumasa Ogawa created hand-colored collotypes of flowers native to Japan. A pioneer in photolithography, he opened his country’s first collotype printing studio, where he made and published some of the most significant photographic work of his era. His images appealed to viewers at home and in the newly accessible West and proved influential in the history of photography. Ogawa’s floral pictures were often presented in editioned albums. Produced with care between 1887 and 1897, many of this calendar’s 12 floral selections hail from Some Japanese Flowers, an original of which is in the collection of Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
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