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Untitled

Object Details

Title:

Untitled

Artist/Maker:

Masahisa Fukase (Japanese, 1934 - 2012)

Culture:

Japanese

Place:

Japan (Place Created)

Date:

negative November 30, 1991; print 1991–1992

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2017.107.43

Dimensions:

24.1 × 16.2 cm (9 1/2 × 6 3/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Masahisa Fukase Archives

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Object Description

A man (Fukase) almost fully submerged in water. The water line hits just below his eyes. He is wearing a shirt and tie.

Provenance
Provenance
1991 - 2012

Created by the artist, Masahisa Fukase, Japanese, 1934 - 2012, by bequest to Masahisa Fukase Archives, 2012.

2012 - 2015

Masahisa Fukase Archives (Tokyo, Japan), sold to Michael Hoppen Gallery, 2015.

2015 - 2017

Michael Hoppen Gallery (London, England), sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Private Scenes '92 (February 1 to February 29, 1992)
  • Ginza Nikon Salon (Tokyo), February 1 to February 29, 1992
Performing for the Camera (February 18 to June 12, 2016)
  • Tate Modern (London), February 18 to June 12, 2016
Bibliography
Bibliography

Fukase, Masahisa. bukubuku (Tokyo: Hysteric Glamour, 2004), p. 47, ill.