Artist of the moment…..Photographer Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna was born in Widnes, England in the year 1953. He is an internationally collected photographer renown for his work with the landscape. For his collegiate education Kenna attended the Banbury School of Art where he studied painting and photography. In addition Kenna attended the London College of Printing again studying photography and painting.

price range information: Works range from $1,000 to $10,000.

Before art the artist thought about being a Catholic priest.

One of his favorite landscapes and subjects to shoot is the country of Japan. His first voyage their was in 1987.

Has had nearly 20 books of his photographs printed.

His photographs are in many prominent collections including the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England.

In this clip we see some of Michael Kenna’s signature landscape works.

In this clip we learn more about the Minimalist style of photographer used by Kenna.

A great interview with Michael Kenna talking about his work.

And a link to the website of Michael Kenna. Many more wonderful landscapes here:

http://www.michaelkenna.net/

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