Hiroshi Sugimoto: History of History

April 1, 2006 – July 30, 2006

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Pavilion; Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

Contemporary photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto explores connections between past and present modes of seeing by juxtaposing his photographs with approximately 60 ancient and medieval Japanese artworks -- such as ritual burial figures, bronze reliquaries, wood pagodas, and Noh masks -- from his collection.