Naoji Ishiyama

Think Piranesi meets Ridley Scott’s Aliens. These prints were made by Japanese printmaker Naoji Ishiyama in the mid-nineties. The world needs more sci-fi inspired etchings!

Naoji Ishiyama, Talking Heritage 2, Etching & Aquatint, 25″x35″, 1995.

Naoji Ishiyama, Talking Heritage, Etching & Aquatint, 26″x38″, 1995.

Naoji Ishiyama, Troublesome Heritage, Etching, Aquatint, & Drypoint, 26″x36″, 1994.

Naoji Ishiyama, Troublesome Heritage 2, Etching, Aquatint, & Drypoint, 26″x36″, 1994.

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9 Responses to “Naoji Ishiyama”

  1. Salama says:

    The world needs more sci-fi inspired etchings indeed! 🙂 amazing~

  2. I agree as well. Where does one buy such etchings!

  3. Evan Summer says:

    These are such great prints! I have to ask the same question Matt asked — where can we see or buy these incredible etchings?

  4. Ian Jackson says:

    I am simultaneously discouraged and inspired. Amazing work.

  5. John Pyper says:

    gasp, buah, gahhh… words failing… too lovely.

  6. […] Wasn’t I just talking about science fiction? […]

  7. Sarah says:

    These are stunning!

  8. artsylee says:

    I feel like a complete underachiever after looking at these etchings! So beautiful!