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Research for Part 3: Traces of Time

Project 1: The frozen Moment

There is a pleasure and a beauty in this fragmenting of time that had little to do with what was happening. 1,742 more words


Obsessive artists/collectors

I don’t know why the Barbican gallery headlined their exhibition ”Magnificent Obsessions”, but the second part of the title gives a better idea of what to expect: ”The Artist as Collector”.

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Contemporary Art

sugimoto: the undecidability of seascapes

Searching for the Lacanian Real within the frames of Hiroshi Sugimoto’s Seascapes (1980-2002) is as quixotic as the transubstantiation of the same through language. In his photographs nothing deviates from the studium.  1,433 more words


The One Named Joey

There is one named Joey who pulls himself around by his feet, his head lolled back in his moving chair …


like a hunched man who never sees the sky he stares at the ceiling never seeing the floor … 277 more words


Time exposed

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Revolution 002, 1990, N. Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland, Gelatin silver print, 94 x 47″, © 2012 Hiroshi Sugimoto.

[W]hen reality is folded over to cover the ideal of which we have so long been dreaming, it completely hides that ideal, absorbing it in itself, as when two geometrical figures that are congruent are made to coincide, so that there is but one, whereas we would rather, so as to give its full significance to our enjoyment, preserve for all those separate points of our desire, at the very moment in which we succeed in touching them, and so as to be quite certain that they are indeed themselves, the distinction of being intangible.

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"Still Life" Hiroshi Sugimoto

Pace Gallery has organized a photo exhibition of Hiroshi Sugimoto, a Japanese photographer (b. 1948 in Tokyo) “Still Life” which is part of Dioramas series, which takes place at 6 Burlington Gardens next to the Royal Academy of Arts. 397 more words