concrete lotus #2

by clivevfrance

Chairs Hongwanji

Kyoto Buddha small

Kamakura stone

Hongwanji room small

Daibutsu double

Five more images from a lith print series on Buddhism in urban Japan provisionally entitled “Concrete Lotus.”

From top: 1) Stacked metal chairs at Tsukiji’s Hongwanji, one of Tokyo’s most impressive temples, 2) one of many temples in Kyoto, 3) Buddhist relief on a stone pagoda at Kamakura, 4) view from Hongwanji’s main hall, 5) double exposure of the daibutsu (giant Buddha) at Kamakura

All printed on the wonderful but now unobtainable Forte Polywarm RC glossy. Click on images to enlarge.