Hiroshi Sugimoto

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Past Presence 025, Bicycle Wheel, Marcel Duchamp, 2014
Gelatin silver print

Image: 58 3/4 x 47 in. (149.2 x 119.4 cm)
Frame: 71 3/4 x 60 x 3 in. (182.2 x 152.4 x 7.6 cm)

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Past Presence 074, White Curves, Ellsworth Kelly, 2016
Gelatin silver print

mage: 58 3/4 x 47 in. (149.2 x 119.4 cm)
Frame: 71 3/4 x 60 x 3 in. (182.2 x 152.4 x 7.6 cm)

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Arctic Ocean, 1980
Gelatin silver print
47 x 83 in. (119.4 x 210.8 cm)
Edition of 5
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Pinion-Juniper Forest, 2012
Gelatin silver print
47 x 67 1/2 in. (119.4 x 171.5 cm)
Edition of 5
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Sea of Japan, Oki, 1987
Gelatin silver print
47 x 58 1/2 in. (119.4 x 148.6 cm)
Edition of 5
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S. Pacific Ocean, Tearai, 1991
Gelatin silver print
47 x 58 3/4 in. (119.4 x 149.2 cm)
Edition of 5
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Lightning Fields, 2009
Gelatin silver print
58.75 x 47 in. (149.2 x 119.4 cm)
Edition of 5
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Lion, 1994
Gelatin silver print
20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)

Edition of 25


(b. Tokyo, Japan, 1948)





Hiroshi Sugimoto: Surface of a Revolution, Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Still Life, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels, Belgium

Hiroshi Sugimoto: B.C., Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, California



Surface Tension, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France

Snow White, Marian Goodman Gallery, London 

Gates of Paradise, The Japan Society, New York, NY

The Sea and the Mirror, Chateau La Coste, Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, France

Le Notti Bianche, Fondazione Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy



Hiroshi Sugimoto: Remains to Be Seen, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Lost Human Genetic Archive, Tokyo Photographic Museum

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Past and Present in the Three Parts, Multi Media Museum of Art, Moscow.

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Black Box, Casa Garriga i Nogués, Barcelona ; Recoletos Exhibition Hall, Madrid 

Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery, New York



Past and Present in Three Parts / Art and Leisure, Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan

Stop Time, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Italy

Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models, Phillips Collectioni, Washington D.C.



Hiroshi Sugimoto: On the Beach, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Cahiers d'Art Gallery, Paris.

Moderan Times, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venezia

The Glass Tea House Mondrian, Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venezia

Still Life, Pace, New York.

Acts of God, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco. 

Aujourd'his le monde est mort [Lost Human Genetic Archive], Palais de Tokyo, Paris.

Past Tense, The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles. 

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes, Tripoli Gallery of Contemporary Art, Southampton, New York



Time Exposed, Xue Xue White, Taipei.

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Leeum Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul.

Sugimoto Bunraku "Kannon Pilgrimage from The Sonezaki Love Suicides" (produced, art directed by Sugimoto) 2013 European Tour. Madrid, Rome, Paris.

Accelerated Buddha, Fondation Pierre Bergé Yve Saint Laurent, Paris.

Revolution, Last Supper, Couluers de l'ombre, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, Arles.

SANBASO,  divine dance –  Mansai Nomura + Hiroshi Sugimoto, directed and set & costume were designed by Sugimoto, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

Hèrmes Editeur - Couleurs de l'Ombre, Tyler Print Institute, Singapore

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Boucheron, Place Vendome, Paris



Revolution, Museum Brandhorst, Munich

Rothko|Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes, Pace London

Hèrmes Editeur - Couleurs de l'Ombre, Museum der Kulture, Basel / La Verrière, Brussels / Le Forum, Tokyo / Miami Design District ,Miami

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Lille Metropole: musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporian et d'art brut, Lille, France

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Pace, Beijing

From naked to clothed, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo 

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Henry VIII and his Six Wives, Sudeley Castle, Winchombe, Gloucestershire

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Five Elements, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Photogenic Drawings, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco



Lake Superior, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

New Work, The Chinati foundation, Marfa.

Sugimoto Bunraku: Dekunobo irinasake Sonezaki shinju tsuketari Kannon meguri

("Kannon Pilgrimage" from The Love Suicide at Sonezaki), produced / (artistic) directed by Sugimoto. Kanagawa Arts Theatre (KAAT), Yokohama. 

Lightning Fields and Photogenic Drawing, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

ORIGINS OF ART |Architecture, History, Religion, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa.





The Extended Moment: 50 Years of Collecting Photographs, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Sun Pictures Then and Now: Talbot and his Legacy Today, Somerset House, London, UK

The Sonnabend Collection: Half a Century of European and American Art. Part II, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal

Other People Think: Auckland's Contemporary International Collection, Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture, Parrish Museum, Watermill, New York

Japan in Architecture: Geneologies of its Transformation, Mori Art Museu, TOkyo, Japan

Nature Knows no Pause, Massimo Di Carlo, Milan, Italy



Sunset Décor, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY

Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerthoff and Rheda Becker, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Auto Photo, Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, France

Cinema mon amour, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland 

Dioramas, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Time, light, Japan Japanese art 1990s to now, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW



Making Nature: How We See Animals, Wellcome Collection, London

Where Can the Dust Alight, Pace, Hong Kong

Photography Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Lasting, The National Gallery of Modern Art, Rome

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Richard Misrach, Harry Callahan: Water, Winston Wachter, Seattle

Emanations: The Art of the Cameraless Photograph, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

The Bauhaus #itsalldesign, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany; Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

Doll’s Eyes on Dimetrodon Tears, The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

220th Anniversary of the National Gallery in Prague: Generosity. The Art of Giving, National Gallery, Prague



The Memory of Time, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, Barbican Art Gallery , London

Theater of the Mind, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 

On the Square Part II, Pace Gallery, New York

Bauhaus: Design, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany; Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

No Place Like Home: Selections From the Sue and John Wieland Collection of Contemporary Art, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo

The Nothing That Is, The Royal Academy Library and Print Room, London, 

Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles 



Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age, Barbican Art Gallery, London

Simple Shapes, Centre Pompidou-Metz

Mingei: Are You Here? , Pace London



Mingei: Are You Here? , Pace New York



Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco



Mathematics: A Beautiful Elsewhere, Fondation Cartier, Paris

Reflections of the Buddha, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis.

Our Magic Hour: How Much of the World Can We Know?, Yokohama Triennale 2011

TRA -Edge of Becoming, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice



Autoritratti dalla Collezione della Galleria degli Uffizi, Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo / National Museum of Art, Osaka

Faraday Cage, 17th Biennale of Sydney

Sexuality and Transcendence, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukrania



Element of Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Mapping the Studio, Punta della Dogana, Venice 

The Third Mind, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York