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Hall of Thirty Three Bays

1995
Gelatin silver print.
16 5/8 x 21 1/8 in. (42.2 x 53.7 cm)
Signed in pencil on the mount; blindstamp number 3/25, 031 in the margin.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

sold for $10,625

Contact Specialist
Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head, Photographs

Sarah Krueger
Head of Sale, New York

General Enquiries:
+1 212 940 1245

  • Provenance

    Sonnabend Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, Virginia

  • Literature

    Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston and Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Sugimoto, pp. 53-60 for variants

  • Artist Bio

    Hiroshi Sugimoto

    Japanese • 1948

    Hiroshi Sugimoto's work examines the concepts of time, space and the metaphysics of human existence through breathtakingly perfect images of theaters, mathematical forms, wax figures and seascapes. His 8 x 10 inch, large-format camera and long exposures give an almost eerie serenity to his images, treating the photograph as an ethereal time capsule and challenging its associations of the 'instant.' 

    In his famed Seascapes, Sugimoto sublimely captures the nature of water and air, sharpening and blurring the elements together into a seamless, formless entity.  This reflection of the human condition and its relationship with time follows through his exploration of historical topics and timeless beauty as he uniquely replicates the world around us.

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78

Hall of Thirty Three Bays

1995
Gelatin silver print.
16 5/8 x 21 1/8 in. (42.2 x 53.7 cm)
Signed in pencil on the mount; blindstamp number 3/25, 031 in the margin.

Estimate
$8,000 - 12,000 

sold for $10,625

Contact Specialist
Vanessa Hallett
Worldwide Head, Photographs

Sarah Krueger
Head of Sale, New York

General Enquiries:
+1 212 940 1245

Photographs

New York Auction 8 October 2015

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