Hiroshi Sugimoto, Black Box

The exhibition of Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto called Black Box displays some of his most important works over the past 40 years.

160_Birds of South Georgia, 2012

Birds of South Georgia, 1994. Gelatin silver print ¬© Hiroshi Sugimoto

Sugimoto has been based in New York since the 1970’s and works with sculptures, architecture and installation in addition to photography. The exhibition includes 39 large prints and is split into five series: Seascapes (1980- ), Portraits (1994-1999), Theaters (1976- ), Dioramas (1976-2012) and Lightning Fields (2006-). Sugimoto prefers to use traditional methods of photography rather than digital.


Fundación MAPFRE Casa Garriga i Nogués exhibition hall
Carrer de la Diputació, 250
08007 Barcelona


From February 19, 2016 to May 8, 2016

554_Tyrrhenian Sea, Conca, 1994

Tyrrhenian Sea, Conca, 1994. Gelatin silver print ¬© Hiroshi Sugimoto

856_Fidel Castro, 1999

Fidel Castro, 1999. Gelatin silver print ¬© Hiroshi Sugimoto


Lightning Fields 119, 2009. Gelatin silver print © Hiroshi Sugimoto