LOT 100420 MODERN
Artist

Michael Kenna

Title

Swan Song, Prague,    

Czechoscvalcoa  

Year 1990
Edition 4/45
Size 22 X 22 cm
Medium Gelatin Silver Print 
Price $3,250

 

*Michael Kenna: 

Michael Kenna (British, b.1953) is a photographer who was born in Widnes, England and is best known for his photographs of black-and-white landscapes. In his early years of education, he attended the Banbury School of Art, where he took up studies in painting and photography. He later became a student at the London College of Printing, where he began working as an artist and a photographer. Kenna is one of five children born to Irish-Catholic parents. Before discovering his passion for art, he aspired to enter the priesthood because of his Irish-Catholic background. Kenna moved to San Francisco in 1977. 

The photographer took his first trip to Japan in 1987, and he was deeply impressed by the terrain of the country. Over the years, Kenna has visit