Hiroshi Sugimoto - New Now New York Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Sonnabend Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    Giuliana Bruno, Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture, and Film, London, 2007, p. 51 (another example illustrated)
    Takaaki Matsumoto, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Theaters, 2016, p. 137 (another example 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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Kino Panorama, Paris

signed "Hiroshi Sugimoto" lower right of the mount; further blindstamped with the title and date "Kino Panorama Paris 1998" lower edge
gelatin silver print
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
Executed in 1998, this work is number 16 from an edition of 25.

$15,000 - 20,000 

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New York Auction 26 September 2018