Hiroshi Sugimoto - Contemporary Art Part II New York Thursday, May 17, 2007 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Michael Hue-Williams Gallery, London

  • Exhibited

    San Diego, Museum of Photographic Arts, Double Vision: Photographs from the
    Strauss Collection, January 13 - March 17, 2002 (illustrated); Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; Pasadena, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Architecture, February 2003 - February 2004, (another example exhibited), pp. 49 - 51 (illustrated)

  • Artist Biography

    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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Schindler-Chase House

Triptych: Gelatin silver print.
19 1/4 x 23 3/4 in. (48.9 x 60.3 cm) each.
Each blindstamped with Sugi number (907) and numbered of 25 lower right. Signed “Hiroshi Sugimoto” along the lower edge of each matboard. This work is from an edition of 25.

$35,000 - 45,000 

Sold for $42,000

Contemporary Art Part II

18 May 2007
10am & 2pm New York