Sugimoto’s Seas

The DeYoung is currently featuring an exhibition of work by Japanese conceptual artist and photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto. I was particularly fascinated by a series of seascapes he did as a result of a search for the timeless landscape, something that our ancient ancestors would have gazed upon yet is still recognizable to us today. The only place that fits that criterion, he says, is the horizon line between sea and sky…


This one is of the Boden Sea, in Uttwil.

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