The Pace Gallery Opens Hiroshi Sugimoto. Surface of the Third Order

The Pace Gallery presents Hiroshi Sugimoto. Surface of the Third Order. An exhibition of new objects by Hiroshi Sugimoto on view Oct 28, 2011 – Dec 23, 2011.


Hiroshi Sugimoto, Mathematical Model 002 Dini’s surface: a surface of constant negative curvature obtained by twisting a pseudosphere, 2005. Aluminum and iron. Total height: 109-1/2″ (278.2 cm); model height: 103-1/4″ (262.2 cm); base: 9-13/16″ x 3-1/8″ (25 cm x 8 cm) and 7-7/8″ x 3-1/8″ (20 cm x 8 cm)© Hiroshi Sugimoto, courtesy The Pace Gallery. Photo courtesy the artist and The Pace Gallery.

The exhibition will feature two bodies of conceptual three-dimensional work: intimately-sized crystal pagodas inlaid with images from Sugimoto’s iconic Seascape series and large-scale aluminum sculptures based on mathematical functions.

The Pace Gallery was founded by Arne Glimcher in Boston in 1960. Three years later, the gallery relocated to New York, setting up its headquarters in Midtown Manhattan. By the early 1980s, Pace was fully established as one of the city’s premier modern and contemporary art venues for painting, sculpture, video, and installation art. thepacegallery.com

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