1 July 2009
HATAKEYAMA NAOYA (b.1958)
Underground #6912, 1999
signed, titled, dated and numbered '3/7' in ink in margin
19¼ x 19¼in. (49 x 49cm.)
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Hatakeyama, Underground, Media Factory, 2000; Suga et al., Naoya Hatakeyama, Tankosha, 2002, p.61; Beatrice, Naoya Hatakeyama, Hatje Cantz, 2002, p.74.
For Underground (1998-2000), Hatakeyama photographed the
underground waterways of Shibuya in Tokyo. Of the series, he comments: 'The things of the underground world exist within perfect darkness,
oblivious to the light and sense of vision of the world above the
ground.' (Naoya Hatakeyama, Tankosha, 2002, p.iii)
Number 3 from the sold-out edition of 7.
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