21 October 2008
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
Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's South Kensington, 1 April 2004, lot 332. Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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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).
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