Revue Cahiers d’Art, 2014, n°1, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Limited Edition
This Issue is dedicated to artist Hiroshi Sugimoto. This number actually corresponds to number 100 since the founding of the review in 1926. It presents several texts by Sugimoto, an interview with the artist by Hans Ulrich Obrist, a large series of photos of fossils made by the artist, some of which were exhibited in the spaces of Cahiers d’Art. It includes an unprecedented and never published series of photographs of masterpieces of canonical modern artists (Picasso, Duchamp, Brancusi) produced by the artist at MoMA, but also in situ views of the “Today” project today, the world is dead “produced at the Palais de Tokyo until September 7, 2014. A text by Jacques Herzog is devoted to Sugimoto’s report on architecture.
Limited edition of 25 French copies and 25 English copies all signed.
A recent work by Sugimoto, Marcel Duchamp, Bicycle Wheel (2014) was exclusively chosen for the cover of this limited edition, presented in an embossed box covered with yellow fabric and designed by the artist. Each review has the artist’s signature next to In Praise of Shadow 980906, a work specially created for the review composed of a lithograph and a transparent printed paper. The two versions, French and English, are each accompanied by a unique gelatin silver print, reserved for this limited edition of 25 and chosen by the artist in the Pre-Photography Time-Recording Devices series.