hiroshi sugimoto: Light is my medium

 

hiroshi sugimoto lake superior cascade 1995

hiroshi sugimoto seascape ligurian sea saviore 1993

will today’s conceptual art survive another eight hundred years? this was asked of hiroshi sugimoto, and  his response was blank: “it is very optimistic to think that 2800 will be witnessed by man”. regarding the seascapes above he said: “it is very important to know the name of the sea and location where my seascapes are taken. i want the viewer to imagine the sea before it was named: what would you call it if you were the first to lay eyes on it?” sea of light… by uh