MASAO YAMAMOTO (山本昌男)
Masao Yamamoto (山 本 昌 男 Yamamoto Masao), born in 1957 in the city of Gamagori in the prefecture of Japan of Aichi, is a Japanese photographer known for his small images, which attempts to individualize photographs as unique objects.
Yamamoto began his art studies as a painter, studying oil painting under the supervision of Goro Saito in his hometown. Presently, use photography to capture images that can evoke memories. It blurs the boundary between painting and photography by experimenting with printed surfaces. He dyes and turns (with tea), paints and tears his photographs. His themes include still lifes, nudes, and landscapes. He also makes art installations with his small photographs to show how each image is part of a larger reality.
MASAO YAMAMOTO: The space between flowers