Artists We Admire

Hiroshi Sugimoto
Gemsbok Diorama, 1980. According to Sugimoto, "Eventually I visited the Natural History Museum, where I made a curious discovery: the stuffed animals positioned before the painted backdrops looked utterly fake, yet by taking a quick peek with one eye closed, all perspective vanished, and suddenly they looked very real."

Gemsbok Diorama, 1980. According to Sugimoto, “Eventually I visited the Natural History Museum, where I made a curious discovery: the stuffed animals positioned before the painted backdrops looked utterly fake, yet by taking a quick peek with one eye closed, all perspective vanished, and suddenly they looked very real.”

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