Stanley, New Jersey

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  • Provenance

    Sonnabend Gallery, New York

  • 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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Stanley, New Jersey

1978
Gelatin silver print.
42.3 x 54 cm (16 5/8 x 21 1/4 in).

Blindstamped with title and date ‘STANLEY NEW JERSEY 1978’ and numbered of 25 in margin. Signed ‘Hiroshi Sugimoto’ on the mount. This work is from an edition of 25.

Estimate
£12,000 - 18,000 

sold for £17,500

Contemporary Art Day

30 June 2010
London