Friends’ Shop Early Spring, Nishi Honganji, Kyoto

Early Spring, Nishi Honganji, Kyoto


Limited-edition print, generously donated by Sean Perry for the 17th Annual Friends Photography Auction.

Printed by Sean Perry, this previously unreleased image is from a new series of photographs he is making in Japan. To honor the artist’s long involvement with Friends, the print is presented in a deluxe folio, the result of a collaboration between Perry, Cloverleaf Studio, and Kenro Izu.

Signed, titled, dated, and editioned in pencil on the verso. Embossed with a Friends Without A Border stamp. The print is displayed alongside a signed letterpress limited edition page on the inside cover. The enclosure is covered with a Japanese book cloth and original calligraphy from Kenro Izu in a front board recess and a Friends Without A Border foil stamp on the back.

Price $500 (tax-deductible portion $470)
Edition of 15 and 3 artist proofs
Pigment Print
Year of Work: 2013/2014
Image size: 8×8 printed on 14×11 paper