'Hiroshi Sugimoto: End of Time' Features Photographs
FORT WORTH, TX -- The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents "Hiroshi Sugimoto: End of Time," Sept. 17 through Jan. 21, 2007.
"Hiroshi Sugimoto: End of Time," the first major retrospective of one of Japan's most important contemporary artists, represents the first chance to survey Sugimoto's work in volume, including his series "Dioramas," "Seascapes," "Theatres," "Portraits," "Architecture," "Sea of Buddha" and "Conceptual Forms." Additionally, there will be a chance to see "Colors of Shadow," a new series of color photographs of the artist's studio, which he designed himself.
The exhibition features more than 140 photographs ranging from 1976 to the present that encompasses the artist's nearly 30-year career.
"Hiroshi Sugimoto is one of the most important artists working anywhere in the world today," says David Elliot, co-curator of the exhibition and director of the Mori Museum, which helped organize the exhibit. "Rather than making photographs as a record of detail or circumstance, he has used this medium to test the nature of reality itself. His extensive series of works question the parameters of history, nature, time, culture and belief. …