Wish You Were Here - New York to Egypt and Beyond
Gallery Onetwentyeight is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of the work of photographer Max Fujishima.
The exhibition, entitled "Wish You Were Here—New York to Egypt and beyond," opens on January 31.
Fujishima captures and expresses the relentless flow of time, and the moments that exist in the interface between the photographer and the subject on the other side of the lens.
There is a consistency to the creative style and world view that flows through his
diverse themes, no matter what the subject of his
lens happens to be; nature, cities, or dolls.
does not construct a set, nor does he
insert anything into his
pictures or otherwise manipulate them, preferring instead to capture the subject as it is, illuminated by whatever natural light is available.
is far beyond what I had imagined," Fujishima
"I felt that I was catching a glimpse of time from an ancient era.
Despite the 100-degree heat, he
became absorbed in photographing them.
"Wish You Were Here—New York to Egypt and beyond" expresses the profound relationship formed in precious moments between the photographer and his
Max Fujishima was born in Mie Prefecture, Japan.
is a graduate of visual design from the Department of Fine Arts and Crafts at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
While working as the creative director of an advertising agency, he pursued photography on the side before devoting himself to it full time in 2003.
Since then, he
has continued the energetic pursuit of his