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  Sugimoto portraits

Sugimoto, Hiroshi
Other(s) author(s) : Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, [argitaratzaile]Language : EnglishNew York : Guggenheim Museum, copyright 2000169 orrialde : zuri-belteko argazkiak ; 32 cmIrudia (finkoa ; bidimentsiokoa). (Ikus) Testua: bitartekorik gabeISBN : 0-89207-227-X softcover ; 0-8109-6928-9 (hardcover).Sugimoto. Portraits | Portrait photography | Exhibition's presentation List(s) this item appears in: Ibilbidea: Kopia, zita, omenaldia
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"Sugimoto: Portraits" erakusketaren katalogoa.
Catálogo de la exposición.

Bibliografia: 156-167 orrialdeetan.

Testuak: Nancy Spector, Tracey Bashkoff, Carol Armstrong, Norman Bryson, Thomas Kellein.

Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto is renowned for his elegant photographic series of seascapes, theaters, museum dioramas, and Buddhist statuary. His new series presents life-size, black-and-white portraits of historical figures - Henry VIII and each of his wives, Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, Oscar Wilde, and Emperor Hirohito, among others - photographed in wax museums, isolated against black backgrounds, and dramatically lit so as to create haunting Rembrandtesque images. The series, which also includes a 25-foot, five-panel photograph of a wax effigy of Leonardo´s "List Supper", emulates the grand tradition of portraiture and recalls the wax figures" sources in famous paintings by Holbein, David, Van Dyck, and Vermeer.
This book, published to accompany an exhibition of commissioned work at the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin, includes texts by a team of art historians and an interview with Sugimoto, offering fresh insights into the work of this contemporary artist.

Erakusketa = Exposición = Exhibition:
2000/03/05etik - 2000/05/14a arte Deutsche Guggenheim Berlinen.
2000/06/06tik - 2000/09/10a arte Guggenheim Museum Bilbaon.
Komisarioak: Nancy Spector, Tracey Bashkof.

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