"Devonian Period" (1992)

"Devonian Period," 1992
Gelatin-silver print
Image size: 20 x 24 inches
Frame size: 25 3/4 x 32 3/4 inches
Edition of 25
Courtesy the artist and The Pace Gallery, New York

"Fossils work almost the same way as photography...as a record of history. The accumulation of time and history becomes a negative of the image. And this negative comes off, and the fossil is the positive side. This is the same as the action of photography."

- Hiroshi Sugimoto