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  • Provenance

    Pace Gallery, New York

  • Exhibited

    Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Through the Looking Brain: A Swiss Collection of Conceptual Photography, June 23 - September 25, 2011 (another example exhibited), then traveled to St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen (October 15, 2011 - January 22, 2012)
    London, Pace Gallery, Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes, October 4 - November 17, 2012 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Through the Looking Brain: A Swiss Collection of Conceptual Photography, exh. cat., Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, 2011, p. 229
    Rothko/Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes, exh. cat., Pace Gallery, London, 2012, p. 33

  • 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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Bay of Sagami, Atami

gelatin silver print
image 16 1/2 x 21 1/4 in. (42 x 54 cm)
sheet 18 1/2 x 22 3/4 in. (47 x 58 cm)

Blindstamped, titled, dated, and numbered "BAY OF SAGAMI ATAMI 1997 9/25 483" in the margin. Further signed "Hiroshi Sugimoto" in pencil on the paper mount. This work is number 9 from an edition of 25.

$18,000 - 22,000 

Sold for $21,875

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