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“Mystery of mysteries, water and air are right there before us in the sea.
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Hiroshi Sugimoto, Revolution 002, 1990, N. Atlantic Ocean, Newfoundland, Gelatin silver print, 94 x 47″, © 2012 Hiroshi Sugimoto.
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[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.
Last night, I had the glorious opportunity to attend the opening of Hiroshi Sugimoto: Still Life at the Pace Gallery here in London. A chance to see Sugimoto’s work is always an opportunity one should take as his photos are not only aesthetically gorgeous, but his concepts and thinking behind each series is equally just as fascinating. 43 more words