Wooded bliss, the beauty of trees.

Yoko Ikeda and Toshio Shibata both photograph nature – but from very different viewpoints. Their striking, breathtaking landscapes collide in the new exhibition Treescapes.

Salem, Massachusetts, 2013
Born in Kanazawa in central Japan in 1965, Yoko Ikeda now lives and works in Tokyo. Treescapes, from which these images are taken, is at the Laurence Miller Gallery, New York.
Image Credit: Photograph by Yoko Ikeda.

2013 Saga City, 2014
Toshio Shibata was born in Tokyo in 1949 and studied painting at what was then the city’s National University of Fine Arts and Music (now Tokyo University of the Arts).
He left Japan to study at Royal Academy in Ghent, Belgium, where he began to take landscape photographs.
Saga is in southern Japan, near Nagasaki
Image Credit Photograph by Toshio Shibata
Source: Wooded bliss: the beauty of trees – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian

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