Not on display
- Hiroshi Sugimoto born 1948
- Photograph, black and white, on paper
- Image: 422 x 542 mm
- Presented by the artist 1994
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'.
Gallery label, August 2004
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