Tokihiro Sato, ‘Photo Respiration City Scape #22’, 1988, Micheko Galerie
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Tokihiro Sato

Photo Respiration City Scape #22, 1988

Archival pigment print
24 × 20 in
61 × 50.8 cm
Edition of 12
.
€7,200
Location
Munich, Singapore
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Hand-signed by artist
Tokihiro Sato
Japanese, b. 1957
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Tokihiro Sato’s dreamy light-speckled photographs offer little to reveal how they were made. In fact, the photographer works in a singular way: with his camera playing an equally important role as the light pens and mirrors he uses. Working in darkness, Sato employs long exposures—opening the shutter on his medium-format camera for up to three hours—while manipulating urban environments and wooded landscapes with additional light. The artist’s body does not appear in the images, but the light he reflects back at the camera gives a vague hint of his presence.

Tokihiro Sato, ‘Photo Respiration City Scape #22’, 1988, Micheko Galerie
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About the work
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Hand-signed by artist
Tokihiro Sato
Japanese, b. 1957
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Tokihiro Sato’s dreamy light-speckled photographs offer little to reveal how they were made. In fact, the photographer works in a singular way: with his camera playing an equally important role as the light pens and mirrors he uses. Working in darkness, Sato employs long exposures—opening the shutter on his medium-format camera for up to three hours—while manipulating urban environments and wooded landscapes with additional light. The artist’s body does not appear in the images, but the light he reflects back at the camera gives a vague hint of his presence.

Tokihiro Sato

Photo Respiration City Scape #22, 1988

Archival pigment print
24 × 20 in
61 × 50.8 cm
Edition of 12
.
€7,200
Location
Munich, Singapore
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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