The movement of clouds around Mt. Fuji

Book
circa 2016 (published)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Photography Centre, Room 101, The Sir Elton John and David Furnish Gallery
Place Of Origin

Book with 376 pages, and illustrations.
Includes facsimile of Abe's "Distribution and movment of cloud around Mt. Fuji studied through photographs [...] July 1932 to August 1933".
Photographs taken 1926-1941 and 1945-1946
Includes bibliography of Masanao Abe.


object details
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Brief Description
Book, Helmut. Völter, Masanao Abe and Sadie Plant, 'The movement of clouds around Mt. Fuji'. Publisher Leipzig : Spector Books, c2016.
Physical Description
Book with 376 pages, and illustrations.

Includes facsimile of Abe's "Distribution and movment of cloud around Mt. Fuji studied through photographs [...] July 1932 to August 1933".

Photographs taken 1926-1941 and 1945-1946

Includes bibliography of Masanao Abe.

Dimensions
  • Length: 342mm (Note: Closed: Length 342 x Width 243 x Depth 28 mm Open: Width 460 x Height 180 x Depth 342mm Upstand possible: Width 460 x Height 240 x Depth 342mm)
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Gallery Label
Helmut Völter (born 1978) and Masanao Abe (1891–1966) The Movement of Clouds around Mt. Fuji: Photographed and Filmed by Masanao Abe 2016 Masanao Abe was a Japanese physicist who observed and recorded changing cloud formations surrounding Mount Fuji between 1926 and 1941. He collected a substantial archive of photography and film, which remained undiscovered until the German artist Helmut Völter encountered it during his own research into cloud studies. In this book, Völter collates and reimagines Abe’s images, transforming them from meteorological samples into formal, artistic pictures. Print book NAL: 38041017040411
Object history




Association
Other Number
604.AT.0267 - NAL Pressmark
Collection
Library Number
38041017040411

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