Osamu Kobayashi – Artist Book

Limited edition artist book with unreleased sketches from his time in the Art House Düsseldorf from 1st March to 31st July 2019

New York based artist Osamu Kobayashi has been selected out of hundreds of international applications to join the GRANTS 18/19 Emerging Artist Program of the Lepsien Art Foundation in 2019. This unique limited artist book Osamu created exclusively in the framework of the program.

Limited Edition Artist book

Osamu Kobayashi

This series of limited and manual overpainted artist books Osamu Kobayashi has created during the Grants 18/19 – International Grant Program Emerging Artists.

Type: This artist book is a true collectors item with outstanding character and quality. The cardboard box with manual overpaint on the cover by the artist and 16 individual pages includes so far unreleased sketches of the artist
Edition: Limited to 100 pieces, each manually overpainted, hand-signed, numbered and dated by the artist
Format: Box DIN A5, 153 x 215 x 25 mm
Pages : 16 pages in one box
Other: Hand-signed, numbered and dated by the artist
Special information:  every box is a unique piece due to manual over-paint on cover by the artist.
Language:  Englisch
Idea & Concept: Osamu Kobayashi, ap
Publisher: ap – artevie publishing

Price: 250,00 Euro
Price includes 19% VAT (MwSt.)

Shipping within Germany: 4,50 Euro
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Limited silkscreen art edition

Please also check out the limited silkcreen art edition Osamu Kobayashi produced exclusively in the Art House Düsseldorf.

Osamu was born 1984 in Columbia, SC. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC, USA.


BFA, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

New York Studio Residency Program, New York, NY

Awards & Grants

Lepsien Foundation Art Residency

Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program
701 Center for Contemporary Art Residency Program

Hassam, Speicher, Betts, and Symons Purchase Fund

Morris Louis ’32 Scholarship, MICA

Merit Scholarship, MICA
Presidential Scholarship, MICA

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Some more examples of his unique artist books:

Making-of insights: