"Permian Period" (1992)

"Permian 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

"I am very curious about the artistic stage of imprinting the memories of the time record. A fossil is made over four-hundred-fifty million years- it takes that much time. But photography, it’s instant. So, to me, photography functions as a fossilization of time."

- Hiroshi Sugimoto