Renowned for his sensual, provocative images, Kishin Shinoyama
is one of Japan’s most controversial and acclaimed artists, at once hailed by critics and charged for public indecency.
His capacity for ease and intimacyis perhaps most poignantly expressed in his beautiful series of photographs of Yoko Ono and John Lennon, shot for the cover and promotion of the couple’s celebrated 1980 album, Double Fantasy, just three months before Lennon’s untimely death
. Featuring many previously unseen images, the series resonates with a remarkable honesty, and immortalizes this iconic couple at a pivotal moment in their personal and creative relationship
.Art Edition (No. 1–125), signed by Yoko Ono and Kishin Shinoyama, each with a pigment print signed by Shinoyama.Also available as a second Art Edition (No. 126–250) with an alternative signed print by Shinoyama and as a signed Collector’s Edition (No. 251–1,980).