Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)
Works from the Collection of Ileana Sonnabend and the Estate of Nina Castelli Sundell
Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)

Caribbean Sea, Jamaica, 1980

Hiroshi Sugimoto (B. 1948)
Caribbean Sea, Jamaica, 1980
gelatin silver print, mounted on card
signed in pencil (mount, recto); blindstamped title and numbers '15/25', '301' (margin); credited, titled, dated and numbered on affixed typed exhibition label (frame backing board)
image: 16 5/8 x 21 ¼ in. (42.3 x 54 cm.)
sheet: 19 ¼ x 23 5/8 in. (48.9 x 60.1 cm.)
mount: 20 x 25 ¾ in. (50.8 x 65.5 cm.)
This work is number 15 from the edition of 25.
The artist;
Acquired from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
By descent to the present owner.
Tracey R. Bashkoff and Nancy Spector, Sugimoto: Portraits, Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2000, p. 11.
Kerry Brougher and David Elliott. Hiroshi Sugimoto, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., 2005, p. 115.
Hiroshi Sugimoto and Takaaki Matsumoto, Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes. Damiani, Bologna, 2015, p. 12.
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Options 49: Hiroshi Sugimoto, January 14 - March 12, 1995.

Lot Essay

Humans have changed the landscape so much, but images of the sea could be shared with primordial people. I just project my imagination on to the viewer, even the first human being.

Hiroshi Sugimoto

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