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    Sale 2110

    Fine Photobooks From An Important Private Collection

    10 April 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 197

    HIROSHI SUGIMOTO

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    HIROSHI SUGIMOTO
    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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