ART OPENING “Michael Kenna: Reverie” at Catherine Couturier Gallery

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ART OPENING “Michael Kenna: Reverie” at Catherine Couturier Gallery

April 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


APRIL 13 – MAY 11, 2024: Catherine Couturier Gallery presents an exhibition of new work titled “Reverie” by artist Michael Kenna, who is renowned for his black-and-white landscape photography. Kenna employs prolonged exposure times, sometimes up to 10 hours, to capture ethereal scenes. Often working at dawn or under the cover of night, he reveals hidden dimensions beyond the ordinary gaze. Inspired by fellow British photographer Bill Brandt and enchanted by the landscapes of Japan, Kenna’s oeuvre reflects a poetic sensibility akin to haiku.

ART OPENING: April 13, 2024 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

ARTIST RECEPTION + BOOK SIGNING: May 11, 2024 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

His work has been shown at the Tacoma Art Museum, 2012; Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2011; Palazzo Magnani Museum in Reggio Emilia, Italy, 2010; and Bibliothèque Nationale de France in 2009. Kenna’s photographs are included in many public collections including the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Shanghai Art Museum; the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography; the Museum of Decorative Arts, Prague; and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Born in Widnes, England in 1953, Kenna currently lives and works in Seattle, Washington.


Catherine Couturier Gallery
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Houston, TX 77098 United States
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