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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 453

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948)

    Simi Valley Drive In, Simi Valley

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948)
    Simi Valley Drive In, Simi Valley
    signed 'Hiroshi Sugimoto' (on the mount); blind stamped with title, number and date 'SIMI VALLEY DRIVE-IN SIMI VALLEY 1993 17-25 713' (on the lower margin)
    gelatin silver print mounted on board
    18 7/8 x 22¾in. (48 x 57.6cm.)
    Executed in 1993, this work is number seventeen from an edition of twenty-five


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    Provenance

    Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
    Anon. sale, Christie's South Kensington, 1 April 2004, lot 332. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Literature

    N. Bryson, "Hiroshi Sugimotos metabolische Photographie", in Parkett, no. 46, Zurich 1996 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 125).
    H. Sugimoto, Theaters, New York 2000 (another version illustrated, p. 179).