10 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 20,000
Estimate USD 9,000 - USD 12,000
Time Exposed. Kyoto: Kyoto Shoin International Co. Ltd, 1991.
50 tritone photographs mounted on card with blind-stamped captions (353 x 462 mm), loose as issued in the original brushed aluminium hinged box with lid, original printed card-paper slipcase.
FIRST EDITION. A FINE COPY. "AMONGST THE MOST RAVISHING PHOTOBOOKS EVER PUBLISHED" (The Photobook). "Everything he does is fastidious and exquisite... Time Exposed features his mesmeric seascapes... Sugimoto was looking to record a scene that has remained more or less unchanged since man first appeared on the planet, a primal scene" (The Photobook). The Photobook, pp.308-9.
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