Memories of Origin—Hiroshi Sugimoto
(はじまりの記憶 杉本博司)

March 26, 2013
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From the Dioramas series to the Theaters series, and from the Seascapes series to his recent Lightning Fields series, internationally famous contemporary artist, Hiroshi Sugimoto, has continued to surprise the world with his discoveries of hidden beauty through his camera lens, presenting them through meticulous compositions on photography paper. This film, which follows Sugimoto for 200 days as he travels around the globe, creating artwork in locations including Australia, southern France, Odawara, Japan and New York City, reveals his inner journey driven by everlasting curiosity.

Introduction and Q&A with Hiroshi Sugimoto.

Japan, 2012, HD Cam, 85 min., in English and Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Yuko Nakamura. With Hiroshi Sugimoto, Tadao Ando, Lee U-Fan, Mansai Nomura, Akira Asada.

Screened in conjunction with SANBASO, divine dance—Mansai Nomura + Hiroshi Sugimoto, co-presented with and held at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum on March 28–29.

$12/$9 Japan Society and Guggenheim members

This event is SOLD OUT. A waitlist will begin at the Box Office one hour before the screening.

  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
  • 7:00 pm