The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Photographs and videos by Hiroshi Sugimoto on view at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art
The exhibition brings together the artist’s major photographic series ranging from the late 1970s to the present, featuring his celebrated early works Theaters and Seascapes, as well as Portraits, Lightning Fields, and his recent multimedia installation, Accelerated Buddha among others.


SEOUL.- Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art presents a solo exhibition of Hiroshi Sugimoto, a leading contemporary photographer, entitled Hiroshi Sugimoto, from December 5, 2013 to March 23, 2014. This exhibition marks the first solo museum exhibition to introduce the oeuvre of Sugimoto to Korean audiences. Born in Tokyo in 1948 and working in New York since 1974, Sugimoto combines conceptual depth, formalistic simplicity, and master craftsmanship in his distinctive art practice. His work has been shown internationally at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), the Deutsch Guggenheim (Berlin), and Mori Art Museum (Tokyo) among other prominent art museums. In 2001, he received the Hasselblad Award and in 2009 was selected by the British newspaper The Times as one of the most significant artists working since 1900 in The Times Top 200 Artists of the 20th Century to Now.

The exhibition brings together the artist’s major photographic series ranging from the late 1970s to the present, featuring his celebrated early works Theaters and Seascapes, as well as Portraits, Lightning Fields, and his recent multimedia installation, Accelerated Buddha among others. His works show his multidisciplinary scholarly interests in art, history, science, religion, and philosophy of Eastern and Western traditions.

His work that seeks the origin of human life and consciousness beyond ages and regions calling for recovery of spirituality will provide us a precious moment for meditating on our origin away from the hectic, high-velocity life of contemporary society.

Hiroshi Sugimoto (b. 1948, Tokyo, Japan) has defined what it means to be a multi-disciplined contemporary artist, blurring the lines between photography, painting, installation, and most recently, architecture. His iconic photographs have bridged Eastern and Western ideologies, tracing the origins of time and societal progress along the way. Preserving and picturing memory and time is a central theme of Sugimoto’s photography, including the ongoing series Dioramas (1976– ), Theaters (1978– ), and Seascapes (1980– ). His work is held in numerous public collections including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; The National Gallery, London; The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Smithsonian Institute of Art, Washington, D.C., and Tate, London, among others.





Today's News

December 21, 2013

Photographs and videos by Hiroshi Sugimoto on view at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art

Exhibition at Museum of Modern Art celebrates renowned gallerist Ileana Sonnabend

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announces acquisitions of works by Andy Warhol

The National Gallery allocated Van Gogh's 'Head of a Peasant Woman' under the Cultural Gifts Scheme

Unparalleled vigour and power in Canadian art: Emily Carr: Deep Forest opens at the Vancouver Art Gallery

National Portrait Gallery commissions portrait of Tony Blair by artist Alastair Adams

Actor Ryan O'Neal wins trial over ex-lover Farrah Fawcett's Andy Warhol painting

Exhibition of 19th and early 20th century Danish masterworks on view at Scandinavia House

Valuable Russian coins and medals from one man's collection to be sold in the Big Apple

Black and white photographs by Michael Kenna on view at Peter Fetterman Gallery

Nadeau's Auction Gallery to offer nine large Audubon prints at annual New Year's Day Auction

Moscow Museum of Modern Art opens exhibition by contemporary graphic design

Unflinching Vision: Goya's rare prints at the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena

First large-scale solo exhibition of the work of Jaime Hayon on view at the Groninger Museum

Around 1,200 lots will come up for bid at Ahlers & Ogletree's New Year's Extravagabza Auction

Seguso Vetri d'Arte: Design Museum Ghent exhibition explores the history of glass objects

Media Art Crosses Terrain at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria LAB Gallery

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents FOCUS: Terry Haggerty

Kalfayan Galleries in Athens presents a solo exhibition of work by Nina Papaconstantinou

Over 400 pieces by renowned jewelry designer JAR on view at Metropolitan Museum

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Boy and an amateur archaeologist unearth legendary Danish king's trove in Germany

2.- Exhibition at The Met illustrates what visitors encountered at The palace of Versailles

3.- Philadelphia Museum of Art opens "Modern Times: American Art 1910-1950"

4.- Exhibition at Michael Hoppen Gallery presents a cross-section of works from Thomas Mailaender's career

5.- New York's Chelsea Hotel celebrity door auction raises $400,000

6.- Stevie Ray Vaughan's first guitar drives Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Auction to nearly $2.9 million

7.- Lichtenstein's Nude with Blue Hair tops $2.4 million sale of Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples

8.- $6.7 million Fancy Intense Blue Diamond sets auction record at Sotheby's New York

9.- Mexico court blocks sales of controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll

10.- Dutch museums to conduct new research on the paintings of Pieter de Hooch



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez


Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful