On the occasion of PARIS PHOTO, the publishing house Cahiers d’Art is pleased to share with you images of the most recent limited edition made exclusively for Cahiers d’Art by Hiroshi Sugimoto.
On the occasion of PARIS PHOTO, the publishing house Cahiers d’Art is pleased to share with you images of the most recent limited edition made exclusively for Cahiers d’Art by Hiroshi Sugimoto. The limited edition will be on display at PARIS PHOTO in the exhibition section and available at the Cahiers d’Art bookstore (14 rue du Dragon, 75006 Paris).
Presented in an embossed yellow linen box, designed by Hiroshi Sugimoto, this special edition, includes a separate silver gelatin print, selected by the artist from his fossil series entitled Pre-Photography Time-Recording Devices, limited to an edition of 25.
The Cahiers d’Art revue is limited to 25 in English and 25 in French, each featuring the artist’s recent work, Marcel Duchamp, Bicycle Wheel, 2014 as a special cover, unique to the limited edition. Each limited edition revue is signed by the artist adjacent to In Praise of Shadow 980906, a special acetate and lithograph print created specially by the artist for the issue.
Highlights of issue no. 1 2014 contents:
• ‘The world is dead today’, a story written by the artist which juxtaposes his photographic work with his eclectic collection of antiques recounting the end of Modernity. The text is published alongside images of the artist’s work, his collection and installation views from the exhibition Aujourd’hui, le monde est mort [Lost Human Genetic Archive] shown at Palais de Tokyo in 2014
• an interview of the artist by Hans Ulrich Obrist
• photographs from the series PPTDR, some of which will be exhibited at Paris Photo 2014
• an unpublished series of Sugimoto’s recent photographs of modern masterpieces (Picasso, Brancusi, Duchamp) from the Musem of Modern Art collection
• a text about Sugimoto's relationship to his own collection of antiques written by Akiko Miki, curator of the exhibition Aujourd’hui, le monde est mort [Lost Human Genetic Archive]
• an essay by Daniel Birnbaum (Director of Moderna Museet) on Ulf Linde’s exploration of the mathematical dimension to Duchamp’s oeuvre
• a text by renowned architect Jacques Herzog about Hiroshi Sugimoto’s relationship to architecture
• a reprint of an archival article from Cahiers d’Art, originally published in 1929, featuring Brancusi’s work and a statement written by Brancusi and a further text by surrealist playwright Roger Vitrac
English Edition of 25 includes print PPTRD 040 (see image below, left)
French edition of 25 includes print PPTRD 005 (see image below, right)
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