C-1018  Midori City, Gunma Prefecture
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
C-1018 Midori City, Gunma Prefecture
medium:
C-print
date created:
2008
editions:
​​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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Vluchthaven Bridge, IJdok, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Vluchthaven Bridge, IJdok, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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Second Schelde Bridge, Temse, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)Laur
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Second Schelde Bridge, Temse, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)Laur
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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 ‘The Oversteek’ City Bridge, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent N
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
‘The Oversteek’ City Bridge, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent N
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2015
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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‘De Lichtenlijn’ Footbridge, Knokke-Heist, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. D
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
‘De Lichtenlijn’ Footbridge, Knokke-Heist, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. D
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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‘t Groentje’ Bicycle Bridge, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ne
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
‘t Groentje’ Bicycle Bridge, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ne
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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Vroenhoven Bridge, Riemst, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)Laurent
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Vroenhoven Bridge, Riemst, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)Laurent
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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Vroenhoven Bridge, Riemst, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)Laurent
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Vroenhoven Bridge, Riemst, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)Laurent
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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Smedenpoort Footbridges, Bruges, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)L
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Smedenpoort Footbridges, Bruges, Belgium, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ney. Design (c)L
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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Esch-sur-Alzette Footbridge, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ne
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Esch-sur-Alzette Footbridge, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Photographs (c)Toshio Shibata for Laurent Ne
medium:
lambda print
date created:
2013
editions:
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small: 40 x 60 cm: edition of 10
medium: 60 x 90 cm: edition of 5
​large: 100 x 150 cm: edition of 5
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Grand Coulee Dam, Douglas County, WA
stock nr:
1806
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Grand Coulee Dam, Douglas County, WA
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1996
dimensions:
height 440mm x width 555mm — height 17.32inch x width 21.85inch
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Okawa Village, Tosa County, Kochi Prefecture
stock nr:
1351
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Okawa Village, Tosa County, Kochi Prefecture
medium:
C-print
date created:
2007 — date printed: 2015
dimensions:
height 443mm x width 564mm — height 17.44inch x width 22.20inch
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Kamikawa Town, Hokkaido
stock nr:
1808
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Kamikawa Town, Hokkaido
medium:
C-print
date created:
2009
editions:
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small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture (C-2245)
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture (C-2245)
medium:
C-print
date created:
2013
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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Juocho, Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture (C-1103)
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Juocho, Hitachi City, Ibaraki Prefecture (C-1103)
medium:
C-print
date created:
2008
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture (C-1022)
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture (C-1022)
medium:
C-print
date created:
2008
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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Hamada City, Shimane Prefecture (C-1194)
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Hamada City, Shimane Prefecture (C-1194)
medium:
C-print
date created:
2009
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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Scotland, UK
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Scotland, UK
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
dimensions:
height 230mm x width 276mm — height 9.06inch x width 10.87inch
editions:
unique vintage print: not for sale
available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
dimensions:
height 287mm x width 226mm — height 11.30inch x width 8.90inch
editions:
unique vintage print: not for sale
available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
editions:
contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
dimensions:
height 229mm x width 283mm — height 9.02inch x width 11.14inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Texel, NL
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Texel, NL
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
dimensions:
height 230mm x width 288mm — height 9.06inch x width 11.34inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
dimensions:
height 289mm x width 228mm — height 11.38inch x width 8.98inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
dimensions:
height 230mm x width 288mm — height 9.06inch x width 11.34inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Scotland, UK
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Scotland, UK
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
dimensions:
height 230mm x width 278mm — height 9.06inch x width 10.94inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
dimensions:
height 294mm x width 215mm — height 11.57inch x width 8.46inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
dimensions:
height 294mm x width 226mm — height 11.57inch x width 8.90inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
SOLD!
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
dimensions:
height 289mm x width 231mm — height 11.38inch x width 9.09inch
editions:
​rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
dimensions:
height 229mm x width 280mm — height 9.02inch x width 11.02inch
editions:
rare vintage print
also available as contact print, printed in 8x10 inch paper: edition of 10
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Texel, NL
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Texel, NL
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Texel, NL
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Texel, NL
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Texel, NL
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Texel, NL
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1978
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Gent, Belgium
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Gent, Belgium
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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Scotland, UK
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
Scotland, UK
medium:
gelatin silver print
date created:
1979
editions:
​contact print, printed on 8x10 inch paper
edition of 10
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c-0469
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0469
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0518
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0518
medium:
c-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0543
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0543
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0596
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0596
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0552
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0552
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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C-0602 Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
C-0602 Hanno City, Saitama Prefecture
medium:
C-print
date created:
2006
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0609
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0609
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0646
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0646
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0714
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0714
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0718
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0718
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-0870
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-0870
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1166
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1166
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1267
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1267
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1207
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1207
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1307
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1307
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1552
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1552
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1569
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1569
medium:
C-print
editions:
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small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1558
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1558
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1615
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1615
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1727
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1727
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1815
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1815
medium:
C-print
editions:
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small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2082n
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2082n
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-1925
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-1925
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2132n
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2132n
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2128n
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2128n
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2153
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2153
medium:
C-print
editions:
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small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2161
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2161
medium:
C-print
editions:
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small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2300n
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2300n
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2425n
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2425n
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2437n
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2437n
medium:
C-print
editions:
​available sizes:
small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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c-2433n
artist(s):
TOSHIO SHIBATA
title:
c-2433n
medium:
C-print
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small: 50.8 x 61 cm, edition of 25
medium: 81.3 x 101.6 cm, edition of 10
large: 101.6 x 127 cm, edition of 10
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biography

After completing a BFA and an MFA with a major in oil painting at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Toshio Shibata (b. 1949) left his native Tokyo to continue his studies at the Royal Academy in Gent, Belgium. In 1975 and 1976 he received fellowships from the Ministery of National Education and Dutch Culture that enabled him to remain in Belgium, and it was during this period that he began to take photographs, also influenced by the exhibition The American West: One Hundred Years of Landscape Photography in Paris (1978) which included work by the Group f/64 artists like Ansel Adams and other West Coast photographers from the US.

Upon his return to Japan in 1979, Shibata had his first solo exhibition, Winter Europe, at the Zeit Foto Salon in Tokyo. After his protracted stay abroad, Shibata became more acutely conscious of the Japanese landscape through extensive travelling in his native country and sought to convey his interest in the particular qualities of this landscape by means of his photography. By 1983 he had begun his Quintessence of Japan series, in which he depicted landscapes and roadsides that had been overlaid by netlike devices to forestall erosion and landslides, as well as the dams that create lakes. Shibata conveyed a sense of human intervention into nature via remarkable engineering efforts, which participate in a cycle of preservation and reclamation in a land with finite natural resources. Using black-and-white film and a large-format camera, Shibata emphasised the abstract beauty and immensity of impression of the Japanese landscape. Although his landscapes are devoid of humans, a human presence is suggested by the benefit that will be provided by the constructions. Since 2004 Shibata has been photographing almost exclusively in colour. 

In 1992 Shibata received the Kimura Ihei Award. His work has been featured in numerous overseas exhibitions, including solo shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1997 and the Centre National de la Photographie in Paris in 1998. Shibata taught in the School of Art and Design at Tsukuba University (1988-89); since 1987 he has also taught at the Tokyo College of Photography.

selected exhibitions