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Hiroshi Sugimoto Lost Human Genetic Archive

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"Hiroshi Sugimoto" Lost Human Genetic Archive

Paramount Theater, Newark, 2015 Gelatin Silver Print
©Hiroshi Sugimoto/Courtesy of Gallery Koyanagi

Contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto who is active New York based exhibit the latest work

Hiroshi Sugimoto is an artist, based in New York since the 1970s, who uses a large-format camera to produce minutely detailed photographic series, such as his ‘Dioramas’, ‘Theaters’, ‘Seascapes’, etc., for which he has received international acclaim. In recent years he has presented exhibitions based on historical research while also applying himself to architecture, both in Japan and abroad, exerting a powerful influence in a wide variety of fields, ranging from contemporary art and architecture to design.

"Hiroshi Sugimoto" Lost Human Genetic Archive

a part of Last Supper (Act of God), 1999 Gelatin Silver Print
©Hiroshi Sugimoto/Courtesy of Gallery Koyanagi

This exhibition will occupy two floors of the museum; dealing with the epic theme of ‘the demise of mankind and civilization’, it consists of three bodies of work: the world’s first showing of his latest series, ‘Abandoned Theater’, the first Japanese showing of his ‘Lost Human Genetic Archive’ and a new installation work entitled ‘Sea of Buddhas’, which together present the artist’s view of history and the world.


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Event Name Hiroshi Sugimoto Lost Human Genetic Archive
Venue Tokyo Photographic Art Museum 2,3F Exhibition Gallery
Dates September 3, 2016 – November 13, 2016
Note Closed Day:Every Monday (however, it will open on September 19 [Mon] and October 10 [Mon] and be closed on Sept. 20 [Tue] and Oct. 11 [Tue])
Open Hours 10:00~18:00
※ Thursday and Friday until 20:00
※ 9/9 and 9/10 until 21:00
Last admission until 30 minutes before closing
Admission Adult: ¥1,000/Students: ¥800/Junior & senior high school students, people aged 65 or over: ¥700

※ Elementary school or less and a disability with certificate and their caregivers is free
※ More than 65 years of age is free on third Wednesday
※ everybody is free on October 1, citizens of the day

Address Tokyo Photographic Art Museum 1-13-3 Mita Meguro-ku, Tōkyō
Contact 03-3280-0099

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