by Hiroshi sugimoto




Dioramas by Hiroshi Sugimoto. First edition first impression in near fine condition. Flat signed by Sugimoto to front endpage. There is a soft bump to top front corner and a soft crease to one of the throw out pages where it was not closed properly. Please note text is in French. Jacket in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About Dioramas

"When I first arrived in New York in 1974, I visited many of the city's tourist sites, one of which was the the American Museum of Natural History. I made a curious discovery while looking at the exhibition of animal dioramas: the stuffed animals positioned before painted backdrops looked utterly fake, yet by taking a quick peek with one eye closed, all perspective vanished, and suddenly they looked very real. I had found a way to see the world as a camera does. However fake the subject, once photographed, it's as good as real." - Hiroshi Sugimoto

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