Hiroshi Sugimoto  (Japanese, 1948) 

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Hiroshi Sugimoto Biography
1948   Born: in Tokyo, Japan
1970   Graduated from Saint Paul's University, Tokyo, Japan
1972   Graduated from Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1974   Moved to New York, NY
1979   Opened a gallery of East Asian and Japanese Art
  Lives and works in New York, NY and Tokyo, Japan
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Hermes Editeur - Couleurs de l'Ombre, Tyler Print Insittute, Singapore (solo)
2012   From naked to clothed, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (solo)
Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
2011   Hiroshi Sugimoto – sound of silence, Michael Schultz Gallery Seoul, South Korea (solo)
Lightning Fields and Photogenic Drawing, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (solo)
Mathematics: A Beautiful Elsewhere, Fondation Cartier, Paris
Our Magic Hour: How Much of the World Can We Know?, Yokohama Triennale
2010   The Day After, The Pace Gallery, New York (solo)
Faraday Cage, 17th Biennale of Sydney
Faraday Cage, 17th Biennale of Sydney, Australia
Sexuality and Transcendence, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
2009   History of History, The National Museum of Art, Osaka (solo)
Nature of Light, Izu Photo Museum, Mishima (solo)
ARCHITECTURE, André Simoens Gallery, Knokke, Belgium (solo)
Lightning Fields, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
Lightning Fields, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo (solo)
Permanent Installation of "Light of Coffin" at Benesse Park, Naoshima (solo)
2008   7Days / 7 Nights, Gagosian Gallery, New York (solo)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Museum der Moderne Salzburg/ Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin/ Kunstmuseum Luzern,Switzerland (solo)
History of History, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (solo)
Reality check: Truth and Illusion in Contemporary Photography, Metropolitan Museum, New York
Untitled(Vicarious): Photographing the Constructed Object, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Photography on Photography: Refrections on the Medium since 1960, Metropolitan Museum, New York
2007   KANNON, Museum Rietberg, Zurich
Modern Photographs from Collection XIV, Metropolitan Museum, New York
Leakage of Light, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo. ('06,'05',01,'98,'97,'96,'95) (solo)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, K20, Dusseldorf/ Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco- de Young, San Francisco/ Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Udine, Italy (solo)
History of History, Asain Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco/ Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (solo)
Colors of Shadow, Sonnabend Gallery, New York (solo)
2006   Art Capturing, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Mathematical Forms, Galerie de l'Atelier Brancusi, Centre Pompidou, Paris (solo)
Colors of Shadows, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/Sonnabend Gallery, New York (solo)
Joe, Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis / Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills (solo)
History of History, Smithsonian, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC (solo)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Smithsonian, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C./ The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas (solo)
Dark Matter, White Cube, London
Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin, Udine, Italy
2005   Sophie Calle + Hiroshi Sugimoto, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo
History of History, Japan Society Gallery, New York (solo)
Hiroshi Sugimoto: End of Time, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (solo)
Conceptual Forms, Gagosian Gallery, London (solo)
2004   The Origins of Love, Yoshii Gallery, New York (solo)
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
2003   Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Serpentine Gallery, London
SUGIMOTO: ARCHITECUTRE, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
The History of Japanese Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Liquid Sea, Museum of Contemporary of Art, Sydney
2002   The Architecture of Time, Stills Gallery/Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh
Selected Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: works from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
American Standard: (Para)Normality and Everyday Life, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
2001   Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
Portraits, White Cube2, London / Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York
Give & Take, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Yokohama 2001 International Triennale of contemporary Art Mega-Wave-Towards a New Synthesis, Yokohama
I Am a Camera, Saatchi Gallery, London
2000   Expanding Horizons: Landscape Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Portraits, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao / Deutche Guggenheim, Berlin
1999   Gallerie Ulrich fiedler, Cologne (solo)
Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt (solo)
Galerie Claude Berrie, Paris (solo)
1998   Japan Foundation, Istituto Giapponese de Cultura, Rome (solo)
La Caixa, Madrid (solo)
Akron Art Museum, Ohio (solo)
Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany (solo)
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (solo)
Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon (solo)
Hiroshi Sugimoto: In Praise of Shadows, Center for Contemporary Art, Kitakyushu Project Gallery, Japan (solo)
1997   Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta (solo)
Hall of Thirty-Three Bays, The Sainsbury Centre, University of East Anglia, England (solo)
Motion Pictures, Berkeley Art Museum, California (solo)
1996   Angles Gallery, Santa Monica (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  FAIF Collection, Zurich, Switzerland
Literature
2001   Noh Such Thing as Time. Tokyo: Gallery Koyanagi, 2001
1998   Sugimoto: In Praise of Shadows. Kyoto: CCA Kitakyushu and Korinsha Press, 1998
Sonnabend Gallery, New York. Hiroshi Sugimoto: Dioramas, Theaters, Seascapes (catalogue)

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