YUMIKO IZU


YUMIKO IZU

Japan, b. 1968

 

Profile

Yumiko Izu studied at the Visual Arts School in her hometown of Osaka, Japan. After moving to the United States, she received a B.A. degree from the Brooks Institute of Photography in California. In 1998 she relocated to New York City and started working on various assignments in advertising and editorial photography. She began her professional fine art photography career in 2003 – using an 8 x 10 camera and the platinum/palladium printing process – and began producing large-scale pigment prints in 2008.

Yumiko is a recipient of the 2007 Photographers’ Fellowship from the Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York. Many pieces from the Secret Garden series have been collected and displayed by Ralph Lauren.

Yumiko has been working on the new still life series of animal skulls, using an 11 x 14 camera since 2011. This work called Faraway is to search the interaction between life and death, of which has been long perished. She will have the show of Faraway in Tokyo, Japan in fall 2013. Yumiko currently lives and works in New York.

 

 

Artwork

Secret Garden Blanc #63  Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 24H x 19W inches 2008 Secret Garden Blanc #82  Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 24H x 19W inches 2009 Secret Garden Noir #18 Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 24H x 19W cm
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Secret Garden Blanc #63 

24H x 19W inches

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Secret Garden Blanc #82 

24H x 19W inches

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 Secret Garden Noir #18

24H x 19 inches

Secret Garden Noir #21 Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 24H x 19W inches 2004 Secret Garden Noir #43  Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 24H x 19W inches 2009 Secret Garden Blanc #111  Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 24H x 19W inches 2011
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Secret Garden Noir #21

24H x 19W inches

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Secret Garden Noir #43

24H x 19W inches

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Secret Garden Blanc #111

24H x 19W inches

Secret Garden Blanc #87 Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 25H x 57W inches 2009 Secret Garden Blanc #84  Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 24H x 57W inches 2009 Secret Garden Blanc #51 Archival Pigment Print Edition of 20 22H x 55W inches 2008
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Secret Garden Blanc #87

25H x 57W inches

YUMIKO IZU

Secret Garden Blanc #84

25H x 57W inches

YUMIKO IZU

 Secret Garden Blanc #51

22H x 55W inches

Faraway 27  Platinum Print Edition of 10 11H x 14W inches 2012 Faraway 41 Platinum Print Edition of 10 11H x 14W inches 2013
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Faraway 27

11H x 14W inches

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Faraway41

11H x 14W inches