Hiroshi Sugimoto Aegean Sea, Pilion 1990

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Artist
Title
Aegean Sea, Pilion
Date 1990
Medium Photograph, black and white, on paper
Dimensions Image: 422 x 542 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1994
Reference
P77624
Not on display

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The experience of contemplating the sea transcends specific time and place in these near-abstract photographs. Although they seem almost Romantic in their evocation of landscape, Sugimoto has said: 'When I look at nature I see the artificiality behind it. Even though the seascape is the least changed part of nature, population and the resulting pollution have made nature into something artificial'.

August 2004

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