somehow SLEEPY D got in this craze line up!
A FUNCTION OF FORMS features b&w photographs curated by Ken Miller for Gallery Target in Tokyo.
A limited quantity of A FUNCTION OF FORMS shirts will be available from July onward in select Uniqlo shops worldwide, as well as online at http://www.uniqlo.com/ and at the UT flagship store in Harajuku, Tokyo.
“A black and white image reduces photography to its simplest elements – shapes and shades. In the same way, a t-shirt is clothing in its simplest form. Thus, the pairing of these photos and these shirts seemed like a very nice function of forms.” – KM and GT
About the photographers:
Lee Friedlander is one of America’s greatest living photographers and was the recipient of a 2005 retrospective at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
Daido Moriyama is one of Japan’s most influential photographers and his work has been exhibited at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art and the SFMoMA.
John Divola’s starkly beautiful images of urban and desert landscapes have exhibited at numerous museums around the world. He is a professor of photography at the University of California, Riverside.
Marianne Mueller has exhibited photography and video at numerous museums and is a professor of photography at the Zurich University of the Arts.
Linus Bill is a Swiss photographer who has exhibited this year at the FOAM museum in Amsterdam and was feted at the Hyeres Festival of Fashion and Photography.
Paul Schiek is the publisher of the These Birds Walk photography imprint and is represented by Stephen Wirtz Gallery in San Francisco.
David Potes is co-founder of the Hamburger Eyes photozine.
Zoe Ghertner’s still life photography has appeared in The Gentlewoman and Fantastic Man.
Gallery Target is the Jingumae, Tokyo gallery of Tomoko Okamoto and Keiichi Mizuno.
Ken Miller is an editor and curator who has published SHOOT (Rizzoli) and Revisionaries (Abrams).