Sand Dunes/ Seasons of the Children - Shoji Ueda
Sand Dunes/ Seasons of the Children.
First edition photobook (20 x 22cm). [120pp], black boards with illustrated dust jacket. B&w gravure-printed plates throughout. Japanese and English text. Tokyo: Asahi Sonorama, 1978.
Foxing to the dust jacket, otherwise very good.
Early publication by Ueda which includes two exceptional bodies of work titled ‘Sand Dunes’ and ‘Seasons of the Children’. In the first series Ueda uses the sand dune landscape of his native Tattori as a photo studio. This unique collection of portraits play with unexpected settings, angles and perspectives.