Toshio Shibata

I was at the Peabody Essex Museum last weekend in Salem, and saw a series of stunning large format photographs from the landscape photographer Toshio Shibata. So, speaking of the relationship between landscape and infrastructure….

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The large format prints are far more impressive then these digitized versions, which don’t convey the scale of the prints (some are 5 feet tall!) or the richness of the film grain. Seeing them in person is worth the trip to Salem.

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