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Hiroshi Sugimoto: A Near Complete Collection of 42 Books and Catalogues [Most Titles SIGNED, All First Edition, First Printing, in Fine or As New Condition; Some Titles Limited Editions; Includes Additional Ephemera]

Publisher: Various: Various, 1987-2017
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine / Fine
Item #: 112625

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A complete collection of books and exhibition catalogues on the work of Hiroshi Sugimoto. All titles first edition, first printing. Most titles signed by Sugimoto.

Condition

Fine (unless otherwise noted).

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1. Contemporary Japanese Art in America: Sugimoto, Arita, Nakagawa [SIGNED (by Sugimoto)]. New York: Japan Society, 1987. First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the first page by Sugimoto. Soft cover. Printed wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essays by Patterson Sims and Alexandra Munroe. 84 pp., with 13 plates by Sugimoto. 12 x 9 inches. Scarce.

2. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto: Dioramas, Theaters, Seascapes (Sonnabend Gallery and Sagacho Exhibit Space) (with rare printed obi, vintage signature) [SIGNED]. New York and London: Sonnabend Sundell Editions and eyestorm, 1988. ISBN: 845703599. First edition, first printing. Signed "Hiroshi Sugimoto" in black ink on the title page by Sugimoto, in the year of publication (vintage signature). Soft cover. Pale taupe heavy wrappers with "Sugimoto" printed on cover and spine, with matching dust jacket and rare printed obi. Photographs and introduction (in Japanese) by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Project Director, Kazuko Koike. Edited by Atsuko Koyanagi. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto/M Plus M Incorporated, New York. Includes a brief biography, list of exhibitions, grants and collections. Unpaginated (100 pp.), with 43 black-and-white plates beautifully printed on heavy coated paper by Mitsumura Printing Co., Ltd., Japan. 10-1/8 x 13-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1988 exhibition "Hiroshi Sugimoto" at Sonnabend Gallery, New York, Sagacho Exhibit Space, Tokyo and Zeito Photo Salon, Tokyo.

3. Hiroshi Sugimoto (Gallery Kasahara, 1991). Osaka-fu, Japan: Gallery Kasahara, 1991. First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Printed wrappers (staple bound); no dust jacket as issued. Photograph by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Text (in Japanese and English) by John Yau. 16 pp., with 1 black-and-white plate. 7-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches. Near Fine (light creasing to the spine, library stamp on first page, else Fine).

4. Sugimoto: Memories in Black and White (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles) [SIGNED]. Los Angeles: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), 1993. ISBN: 0914357328. First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the title page by Sugimoto (vintage signature). Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay by Kerry Brougher. Unpaginated (72 pp.), with black-and-white plates throughout. 9-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches. Scarce. Very Good (pronounced creasing to front cover and most of book).

5. Motion Picture [SIGNED]. Milano (Milan): Skira Editore, in association with Galleria SPSAS, Locarno, 1995. ISBN: 8881180251. First edition, first printing. Signed in silver ink on the first page by Sugimoto. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay by Peter Hay Halpert. Includes an exhibition history and bibliography. Unpaginated, with 30 black-and-white plates. 9-1/2 x 12-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of the 1995 exhibition Motion Picture at the Galleria SPSAS, Locarno.

6. Time Exposed (German Edition with English Text) [SIGNED]. Stuttgart: Edition Hansjörg Mayer , 1995. First edition, first printing. Signed in silver ink on the front free endpaper by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Gray cloth-covered boards with title stamped in white on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay (in English) by Thomas Kellein. Includes a list of plates. 112 pp., with black-and-white plates throughout. 10 x 12 inches. Scarce.

7. Motion Picture (Canadian Embassy, Tokyo). Tokyo: Canada-Japan Exchange Project 1996 Committee, 1996. First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay (in Japanese and English) by Masashi Ogura. Includes an exhibition history. Unpaginated, with 12 black-and-white plates and additional illustrations. 9-3/4 x 10-1/4 inches. Scarce. Near Fine (creasing to the wrappers, else Fine).

8. Sugimoto (Chiba City Museum of Art Catalogue) [SIGNED]. Chiba, Japan: Chiba City Museum of Art, 1996. ISBN: 4925022040. First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the first page by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Green felt cloth-covered boards, with title debossed in white on cover and spine; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay (in English and Japanese) by Norihiro Kato. Includes a brief biography and exhibition history (in English) and a bibliography (in Japanese). 56 pp., with 18 black-and-white plates. 7-1/8 x 5-1/8 inches. This first edition was limited to 500 copies.

9. Sugimoto (Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston and Hara Museum) [SIGNED]. Houston, Texas and Tokyo, Japan: Contemporary Arts Museum and Hara Museum, 1996. ISBN: 093608040X. First edition, first printing. Signed in silver ink on the half-title page by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Gray cloth-covered boards with title debossed on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Introduction by Maria Morris Hambourg, essays (in English) by Dana Friis-Hansen and Atsuo Yasuda. Includes an exhibition history and bibliography. 94 pp., with 36 plates reproduced in tritone and quadtone, by Robert J. Hennessey and Meridian Printing, Rhode Island. 12-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 1000 hardbound copies. Out of print. An extremely scarce signed copy. Near Fine (bump to heel of spine, affecting all pages and dust jacket).

10. Hiroshi Sugimoto (Japan Foundation & Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 1997) [SIGNED]. New York and Norwich, East Anglia, United Kingdom: Japan Foundation and Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 1997. ISBN: 0946009279. First edition, first printing. Boldly signed with a calligraphy brush inside the front flap by Sugimoto. Soft cover. Printed wrappers with French folds; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essays by Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere, Norman Bryson and Kohtaro Iizawa. Interview with the artist by William Jeffett. Includes a bibliography. 72 pp., with numerous black-and-white plates. Near Fine (moderate surface wear, else Fine).

11. Sea of Buddha, Limited Edition [SIGNED]. New York: Sonnabend Sundell Editions, 1997. First edition, first printing. Signed by Sugimoto. Forty-eight photographs of 1000 Kannon Bodhisattvas housed in the temple of Sanju San-Gen-Do in Kyoto. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies, which represents one million Bodhisattvas (total edition). Hardcover. This special edition artist's book was designed in collaboration with Takaaki Matsumoto of Matsumoto Incorporated, New York, who also collaborated on the 1991 book 'Time Exposed.' 104 pp. with 48 plates, each on a two-page spread, beautifully printed on fine heavy stock matte art paper by Dai Nippon Printing Company, Ltd., Tokyo. The title pages, the impressum and the plates are folded into a Leporello (accordion-style), attached to two polished aluminum cover plates with the title engraved in black on the front plate. Contained in a silk-covered slipcase, with the imprinted title in black on front and spine, no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Silk-covered slipcase 10-1/8 x 6-5/8 inches, aluminum plates 9-7/8 x 6-1/2 inches, pages 9-1/2 x 6-1/8 inches. A rare signed copy. [Cited in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume I. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2004).]

12. Sugimoto (Fundación "la Caixa," Portuguese) [SIGNED & INSCRIBED]. Lisboa (Lisbon), Portugal and Madrid: Fundación "la Caixa" and Centro Cultural de Belém, 1998. ISBN: 8476646151. First edition, first printing. Signed by Sugimoto. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated laminated stiff wrappers with French folds (published only in wraps). Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Foreword by Luis Monreal and essays (in English and Portuguese) by Kerry Brougher, Peter Hay Halpert, Jacinto Lageira and John Yau. Also includes an interview with Hiroshi Sugimoto by Helena Tatay Huici, an exhibition history, bibliography and exhibition checklist. 206 pp., with 70 black-and-white plates. 11-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches.

13. In Praise of Shadows [SIGNED & INSCRIBED]. Kitakyushu, Japan: Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu and Korinsha Press & Co., Ltd., 1999. ISBN: 4771334145. First edition, first printing. Signed in silver marker on the half-title page by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated fine matte paper-covered boards (with a color image of a burning candle on the front cover), in a spiral binding, in a matte black stiff paper slipcase with silver lettering. This edition was limited to 800 unnumbered copies. Unpaginated, with 20 black-and-white plates reproduced on acetate (with white cards in between acetate reproductions), and a two-page gatefold four-color reproduction of a photograph of the exhibition installation. 8-3/4 x 6-1/2 inches.

14. Portraits (English Edition) [SIGNED]. New York: Guggenheim Museum Publishers, 2000. ISBN: 0810969289. First edition (English), first printing. Signed in black marker on the front free endpaper by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Cloth, with dust jacket. 170 pp. with numerous illustrations including 75 plates reproduced in tritone (with two 2-page gatefolds), by Robert J. Hennessey. The reproductions are absolutely exquisite. 12-1/2 x 11-1/4 inches. Foreword by Dr. Rolf-E. Breuer and texts (in English) by Carol Armstrong, Norman Bryson, Thomas Kellein and Nancy Spector. Also includes an interview with Hiroshi Sugimoto by Tracey Bashkoff, and an exhibition history and bibliography. This first edition was limited to 5000 hardbound copies. Published on the occasion of an exhibition of commissioned work at the Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin (traveled to the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum in New York).

15. Theaters [SIGNED in English with a calligraphy brush]. New York and London: Sonnabend Sundell Editions and eyestorm, 2000. ISBN: 0615115969. First edition, first and only printing. Hardbound. Photographs from the 'Theaters' series (including movie theaters and drive-in theaters) and a statement by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay by Professor Hans Belting. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto and Larissa Nowicki of Matsumoto Incorporated, New York. Also includes an exhibition history, bibliography and index. 224 pp., with 96 quadtone plates. 12 x 11 inches. All images were scanned and separated using quadtone separation, by Robert J. Hennessey. All plate sections were beautifully printed using drytrap offset printing on Mohawk Superfine Smooth Eggshell 100lb paper, by Meridian Printing, Rhode Island. The cover was silk-screened with Day-Glo ink and then matte film laminated. The book was Smythsewn bound and is enclosed in a specially designed cardboard slipcase covered in silver paper. The design and reproductions are absolutely exquisite and it is one of the most beautiful photography books I have ever seen! This first trade edition was limited to 4000 hardbound copies. Out of print. Scarce. [Cited in Andrew Roth, ed., The Open Book. (Göteborg, Sweden: Hasselblad Center in association with Steidl Verlag, Göttingen, Germany, 2004), and in Martin Parr and Gerry Badger, The Photobook: A History, Volume I. (London and New York: Phaidon, 2004).]

16. Noh Such Thing as Time [SIGNED]. New York: Hiroshi Sugimoto (self-published), in association with Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, 2001. First edition, first and only printing. Signed by Sugimoto. Limited edition of less than 1000 unnumbered copies printed. Hardcover. Leporello (accordion-fold). This special edition artist's book was designed by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. 56 pp. with 5 black and white plates (printed on 16 pp.). The 56 total folded panels are attached to two photographically illustrated paper-covered boards, and housed in a white cardboard slipcase with black printed title. 25 of the 56 panels are printed text, an old Japanese story "Yashima" (in English and Japanese), printed in letterpress. 16 panels contain a total 5 black and white plates, beautifully printed on fine heavy stock matte art paper by Dai Nippon Printing Company, Ltd., Tokyo. 10 x 6-1/2 inches. The images include recent panoramic photographs of a pine tree garden in Tokyo ('Pine Tree Landscape, 2001'), one day seascape ('Yashima, 2001') and two photographs of burning candles (from the series 'In Praise of Shadows, 1999)'. The printed covers are full-bleed details of the pine tree images.

17. The Hasselblad Award 2001 [SIGNED]. Göteborg, Sweden: The Hasselblad Center, 2001. First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the title page by Sugimoto. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated stiff wrappers (published only in wraps). Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Edited and foreword by Gunilla Knape. Essay by Masashi Ogura. Includes a biography, exhibition history and bibliography. Includes a selection of photographs of wax museums (series I and II), interior theaters, drive-in theaters, dioramas, day seascapes and night seascapes. 46 pp. with 21 tritone plates, beautifully printed by Rolf & Co. Tryckeri, Sweden from separations made by Robert J. Hennessey. 13 x 9-5/8 inches.

18. Architecture of Time [SIGNED & INSCRIBED]. Bregenz, Austria: Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2002. First edition thus (English). Signed in silver marker on the printed front free endpaper by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Fine cloth, with photographically illustrated vellum-like translucent dust jacket and photographically illustrated endpapers. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Edited by Eckhard Schneider. Essays (in English) by Thomas Kellein and Hiroshi Sugimoto. Includes a biography, exhibition history, bibliography and list of exhibited works. 120 pp., with 13 four-color, 5 duotone and 27 tritone plates, and additional color and black and white reference illustrations, beautifully printed on heavy fine matt art paper by PrintNetwork, Lage. 12-7/8 x 11-5/8 inches.

19. Architecture [SIGNED]. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA, Chicago), 2003. First edition, first printing. Signed by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Fine light silver silk cloth with debossed title on spine, with detail of "Barragán House" reproduced on a vellum-like dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Edited by Kari Dahlgren. Foreword by Robert Fitzpatrick. Essays by Francesco Bonami, Marco de Michelis and John Yau. Includes a biography/exhibition history and a bibliography. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto, Matsumoto Incorporated, New York. 168 pp., with 61 tritone plates, beautifully printed on PhoenixMotion Xantur 170 g/sqm paper by Dr. Cantz'sche Druckerei, Ostfildern-Ruit, from tritone separations made by Robert Hennessey, Connecticut. 12-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of the 2003 exhibition Sugimoto: Architecture, curated by Francesco Bonami, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (also traveled to Pasadena, California).

20. L'Histoire de L'Histoire [SIGNED]. Tokyo: Rikuyosha So., Ltd., in cooperation with Yasuo Hosokawa and Atsuko Koyanagi / Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, 2004. First edition, first and only printing. Signed in black marker on the half-title page by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Black paper-covered boards with title blind-stamped on front cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs, their "reinvented" presentation for this exhibition, texts (in English and Japanese, English translation by Alfred Birnbaum), new sculptural works with many incorporating ancient works of art, and "Go-O-Shrine" (created as a model-size sculpture and "appropriate size shrine installation"), and Afterword by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Includes a detailed biography. Edited by Keiko Kubota and Takashi Kunori. Designed by Rie Shimoda. 168 pp., with numerous color and black and white reproductions (including installation views of this extraordinary exhibition conceived and organized by Sugimoto, including ancient works of art from Sugimoto's own collection with unique and entirely re-contextualized approaches to displaying his own exquisite photographs), beautifully printed by Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. 11 x 8-1/2 inches. Published on the occasion of the 2003 exhibition Hiroshi Sugimoto: L'Histoire de L'Histoire at the Maison Hermés, Tokyo. One of the finest books of Sugimoto's works, recontexualized for this extraordinary exhibition.

21. Hiroshi Sugimoto (Mori Art Museum, English Edition [SIGNED]. Tokyo and Washington: Mori Art Museum and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in association with Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2005. ISBN: 3775716408. First edition (English), first printing. Hardcover. Fine gray silk cloth-covered boards, with title blind-stamped on front cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Foreword by David Elliott and Ned Rifkin. Essays by Kerry Brougher, David Elliott and Hiroshi Sugimoto. Includes a selected exhibition history and bibliography, and checklist of the exhibition. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto. This major retrospective survey of Sugimoto's work covers all of his significant series to date, including Dioramas, Seascapes, Theaters (Motion Picture and Drive-In), Portraits (Wax Museum), Architecture, Sea of Buddha, Conceptual Forms, and Colors of Shadow, a new series of color photographs of the artist's studio, which he designed himself. 368 pp., with 166 black and white plates and 33 four-color plates (including a number of installation views from various exhibitions), and numerous reference illustrations, beautifully printed on fine matt art paper. 11-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches.

22. Conceptual Forms [SIGNED]. Paris: Fondacion Cartier pour l'art contemporain, 2005. ISBN: 2742753478. First edition, first printing. Boldly signed in black marker across the front free endpaper by Sugimoto. Hardcover, fine light gray silk covered boards with title blind-stamped on front cover, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text (in French and English) by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essays (in French and English) by Thomas Kellein, Yoshiaki Nishino, and Iida Takayo. Includes explanatory notes on each of the plates. 168 pp., with 44 full-bleed black and white plates and 8 color exhibition installation views, beautifully printed on thick coated paper. 11-1/4 x 9 inches. Out of print. Scarce.

23. Time Exposed (Koke-no-Musumade). Koke-no-Musumade, 2005. ISBN: 4104781010. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. White paper-covered boards with title stamped in black on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket and obi. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Text in Japanese. Unpaginated, with numerous four-color and black-and-white plates. 8-1/4 x 5-7/8 inches.

24. Joe: Hiroshi Sugimoto & Jonathan Safran Foer [SIGNED & INSCRIBED by Sugimoto & Foer]. St. Louis, Missouri and New York: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and Prestel Publishing, 2006. First edition, first printing. Signed in silver marker by Sugimoto and inscribed and signed in black marker by Foer, inside a drawn outline of his right hand, on the red front free endpaper. Hardcover. Fine red silk cloth-covered boards, with title blind-stamped on front cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Poem by Jonathan Safran Foer. Preface by Matthias Waschek, Director, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. Includes a list of plates. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto. 88 pp., with 40 tritone plates, beautifully printed on heavy fine matt art paper by Mariogros s.p.a., Turin, Italy from separations made by Robert J. Hennessey. 14-7/8 x 12 inches.

25. Sugimoto (Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art). Villa Manin: Villa Manin Centre for Contemporary Art, 2007. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine black cloth-covered boards with title stamped in black on the cover; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essays (in Italian and English) by Francesco Bonami and Sarah Cosulich Canarutto. Includes a biography. Designed by Tassinari/Vetta. 114 Japanese-bound pages, with 39 black-and-white plates and 6 four-color plates printed in Italy by Tipografia Stella, Trieste. 7-7/8 x 5-3/4 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Passariano - Codroipo, Udine.

26. 7 Days / 7 Nights [SIGNED]. New York: Gagosian Gallery, 2008. First edition, first printing. Signed by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Leporello (accordion-fold). Gray paper-covered boards, quarter-bound in gray cloth, with title stamped on cover; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Unpaginated (18 accordion-fold pages) with 14 black-and-white plates. 9-1/4 x 11-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Gagosian Gallery, New York.

27. History of History (Revised and Expanded Edition) [SIGNED]. Kanazawa, Japan and Tokyo: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art and Maison Hermés, 2008. First edition, first printing. Boldly signed with a calligraphy brush on the front free endpaper by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Debossed paper-covered boards; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Text in Japanese. 336 pp., with four-color and black-and-white plates throughout. 11-3/4 x 9-1/2 inches.

28. Nature of Light (Izu Photo Museum) [SIGNED]. Tokyo: Izu Photo Museum and Nohara Publishing, 2009. ISBN: 9784904257050. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Grey paper-covered boards with title stamped in black on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto and William Henry Fox Talbot. Text (in Japanese and English) by Larry J. Schaaf and Minoru Shimizu. Includes a list of works, selected exhibitions, awards, selected artist's books and selected publications. Designed by Rie Shimota. 154 pp. (plus one 2-page gatefold), with 21 four-color plates and 28 black-and-white plates, plus additional illustrations, beautifully printed on matt paper in Japan. 11-5/8 x 9-1/4 inches. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Izu Photo Museum, Shizuoka, Japan.

29. Hiroshi Sugimoto (Expanded Edition, Mori Art Museum and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden) [SIGNED]. Tokyo and Washington: Mori Art Museum and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in association with Hatje Cantz Publishers, 2010. ISBN: 3775716408. First edition thus (Expanded English Edition), first printing. Signed in black marker by Sugimoto on the half-title page. Hardcover. Fine gray silk cloth-covered boards, with title blind-stamped on front cover and spine, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Foreword by David Elliott and Ned Rifkin. Essays by Kerry Brougher, David Elliott and Hiroshi Sugimoto. Includes a selected exhibition history and bibliography, and checklist of the exhibition. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto. This major retrospective survey of Sugimoto's work covers all of his significant series to date, including Dioramas, Seascapes, Theaters (Motion Picture and Drive-In), Portraits (Wax Museum), Architecture, Sea of Buddha, Conceptual Forms, and Colors of Shadow, a new series of color photographs of the artist's studio, which he designed himself. 368 pp., with 166 black and white plates and 33 four-color plates (including a number of installation views from various exhibitions), and numerous reference illustrations, beautifully printed on fine matte art paper. 11-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches.

30. Rodin - Sugimoto (Gagosian Gallery). Paris: Gagosian Gallery, 2011. ISBN: 9781935263371. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper covered boards; no dust jacket as issued. Sculpture by August Rodin. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Texts (in English and French) by Kenneth Wayne. Includes a selected chronology on Rodin. 124 pp., with four-color and black-and-white plates throughout, including numerous in situ illustrations of the exhibition. 12-1/4 x 10-3/4 inches.

31. Surface of the Third Order (The Pace Gallery). New York: The Pace Gallery, 2011. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9781935410270. First edition, first printing. Soft cover. Photographically illustrated wrappers with French folds; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs, sculpture and text by Hiroshi Sugimoto. 48 pp., with four-color plates. 10-1/2 x 9 inches.

32. Hisureba Hana (From Naked to Clothed) [SIGNED]. Tokyo: Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, 2012. ISBN: 9784904458068. First edition, first printing. Signed in kanji on the first page by Sugimoto. Soft cover. Sewn Japanese binding, with photographically illustrated wraps; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Text in Japanese. Unpaginated (70 pp.), with black-and-white plates throughout. 8 x 6 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art. Scarce.

33. Revolution. Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2012. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9783775734714. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Silver satin cloth-covered boards with title debossed on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text (in English and German) by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Additional text by Armin Zweite. Includes a list of works, biography, exhibition history and a list of artist's books by Sugimoto. 88 pp., with 35 tritone illustrations. 13-1/4 x 9-1/2 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Museum Brandhorst, München.

34. Rothko | Sugimoto: Dark Paintings and Seascapes. London: Pace Gallery, 2012. 1st Edition. ISBN: 9781935410331. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Printed paper-covered boards; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Paintings by Mark Rothko. Essay by Richard Schiff. Includes a list of plates. Designed by Tomo Makiura. 86 pp., including one 2-page gatefold, with 18 tritone plates by Sugimoto and 17 four-color plates by Rothko. Tritone separations by Thomas Palmer. Beautifully printed in Rhode Island on heavy matte paper by Meridian Printing, East Greenwich. 12-1/4 x 12-1/4 inches. Published on the occasion of an exhibition at Pace London.

35. Accelerated Buddha (French Edition) [SIGNED]. Paris: Éditions Xavier Barral, in partnership with Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent, 2013. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Gray paper-covered boards with title debossed on cover and spine; with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs, video stills and text (in French) by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Designed by Rie Shimoda. Includes a list of plates. 224 pp. with 83 plates, beautifully printed in Italy by EBS, Verona. 10-1/2 x 8-5/8 inches. Published on the occasion of the 2013 exhibition “Accelerated Buddha” at the Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent, Paris.

36. Hiroshi Sugimoto and Richard Misrach: Assignment #2 / San Quentin Prison. Oakland, California: TBW Books, 2014. 1st Edition. First edition, first printing. Ink-stamped and distressed cardstock five-panel folio containing 10 facsimile legal-pad sheets bound with a metal clip. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto and Richard Misrach. Essay by Michael Nelson. Project conceived by Doug Dertinger, Nigel Poor and Richard Misrach. Includes biographies on the contributors. Designed by Paul Schiek. The inside of the folio bears 1 black-and-white plate (Sugimoto) and 1 four-color plate (Misrach). 12 x 9-1/2 inches. This first edition was limited to 1000 copies.

37. Dioramas (Damiani) [SIGNED]. Bologna, Italy: Damiani and Matsumoto Editions, 2014. ISBN: 9788862083270. First edition, first printing. Boldly signed (in English) with silver marker on the front free endpaper (opposite the title page) by Sugimoto. Hardcover, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs and text by Hiroshi Sugimoto. 118 pp., with 56 toned plates. 11-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches.

38. Seascapes (Damiani) [SIGNED]. Bologna, Italy: Damiani and Matsumoto Editions, 2015. ISBN: 9788862084161. First edition, first printing. Boldly signed (in English) with silver marker on the front free endpaper by Sugimoto. Hardcover, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay by Munesuke Mita. 272 pp., with 213 toned plates. 11-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches.

39. The Long Never, Limited Edition [SIGNED]. Bologna, Italy: Damiani/Matsumoto Editions, 2015. ISBN: 9788862083843. First edition, first printing. Limited Edition of 360 copies (no trade edition will be published), numbered on the colophon page and signed by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Silver silk cloth-covered boards with debossed title; no dust jacket as issued; contained in a brushed aluminum slipcase. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Text by Jonathan Safran Foer. 140 pp., with 65 black-and-white plates. 14 x 10-1/2 inches.

40. Theaters (Damiani) [SIGNED]. Bologna, Italy: Damiani and Matsumoto Editions, 2016. ISBN: 9788862084772. First edition, first printing. Signed by Sugimoto. Hardcover, with photographically illustrated dust jacket. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Designed by Takaaki Matsumoto. 176 pp., with 130 toned plates. 11-1/4 x 10-1/4 inches.

41. Black Box [SIGNED]. Barcelona: Fundacion MAPFRE and Aperture, 2016. ISBN: 9781597113595. First edition, first printing. Signed in silver marker on the front free endpaper by Sugimoto. Hardcover. Photographically illustrated paper covered board with quarter-bound in gray cloth; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Edited by Philip Larratt-Smith. Essays by Philip Larratt-Smith and Iran do Espírito Santo. Includes a conversation with the artist, a chronology, bibliography and a list of works. 204 pp., with 66 black-and-white plates. 11-3/8 x 11-3/8 inches.

42. Snow White, Limited Edition. Bologna: Damiani/Matsumodo Editions, 2017. ISBN: 9788862085205. First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 400 signed and numbered copies. Hardcover. White silk cloth-covered boards with title debossed on cover and spine; no dust jacket as issued; contained in an aluminum slipcase. Photographs and text by Hiroshi Sugimoto. Essay by Kerry Brougher. 160 pp., with 75 tritone plates. 10-1/2 x 14 inches.