Hiroshi Sugimoto

Japanese, born 1948

54,535 followers

Hiroshi Sugimoto

Japanese, born 1948

54,535 followers

To craft his exquisite black-and-white images, Hiroshi Sugimoto uses a 19th-century-style, …

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To craft his exquisite black-and-white images, Hiroshi Sugimoto uses a 19th-century-style, large-format camera, exploring his idea of photography as a method for preserving and modeling time. “Endeavors in art are…mere approximations, efforts to render visible unseen realms,” he says. Influenced by Surrealism and Dada

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
High auction record
$2m, Christie's, 2007
Solo show at a major institution
Centre Pompidou, and 8 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 14 more
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 5 more
Participated in a major biennial
Biennale de Lyon
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