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Hiroshi Sugimoto By Klaus Ottmann

Hiroshi Sugimoto by Klaus Ottmann

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Mathematical models - seen from the point of view of the great master of black-and-white photography

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Hiroshi Sugimoto: Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models by Klaus Ottmann

The meticulous photographic practice of Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto (*1948 in Tokyo) is like that of a painter's. Inspired both by Marcel Duchamp's obsession with the mechanics of space and the mathematical foundations of his works and Man Ray's photographs of nineteenth-century mathematical models, Sugimoto photographed similar models at the University of Tokyo, creating starkly beautiful images, printed larger than life to invoke monumental Greek sculpture or architecture. This is the first publication to compare and contrast Sugimoto's mathematical photographs with his own aluminum or stainless-steel mathematical models crafted with computer-controlled, precision milling machines. Exhibition: The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., February 7-May 10, 2015

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NGR9783775739214
9783775739214
3775739211
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models by Klaus Ottmann
New
Hardback
Hatje Cantz
20150119
96
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