YAMAMOTO Masao “Kurayami – In Darkness, the Light” @GINZA ART SQUARE, Tsutaya Books Ginza, Tokyo

26 September - 16 October 2023

Photographer Masao Yamamoto’s solo exhibition “Kurayami – In Darkness, the Light” will be held at Ginza’s Tsutaya Bookstore art space, GINZA ART SQUARE.


In addition to gelatine silver prints crafted using an analogue process with a unique toning technique, the exhibition will also feature four glass wet plate works showcasing the “collodion process” exhibited for the first time in Tokyo.



<Date> Tuesday, 26th September – Monday, 16th October 2023 ※End dates are subject to change.

<Opening Hours> 10:30 – 21:00 ※Until 17:00 on closing day.

<Venue> GINZA ART SQUARE, Tsutaya Books Ginza, Tokyo



☆Related books and goods information☆

In July this year, Kurayami, a collection of works, was published by iikki books as the second collaboration between Yamamoto and musician Uchida Akira.

Both the exhibited works and the collection will be available to purchase at the venue’s shop as well as on Bijutsu Chocho’s online art marketplace, OIL.


■ Kurayami Photobook (sold individually)

Photography|YAMAMOTO Masao

Specifications|Hardcover, 25.7cm x 24.8cm, 96 pages

Price|9,350 yen + tax

※The copies sold at Ginza Tsutaya Bookstore are autographed.


■ Kurayami Photobook + Vinyl LP(sold as a set)

Photography|YAMAMOTO Masao

Music|UCHIDA Akira

Photobook specifications|Hardcover, 25.7cm x 24.8cm, 96 pages

LP specifications|12-inch black vinyl. Edition number and digital download code included

Price|13,200 yen + tax


In-store|Sales start from 10:30 on Tuesday, 26th September

OIL by Bijutsu Techo|Sales start from 10:30 on Friday, 29th September


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