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Untitled

Object Details

Title:

Untitled

Artist/Maker:

Masahisa Fukase (Japanese, 1934 - 2012)

Culture:

Japanese

Place:

Japan (Place Created)

Date:

negative December 2, 1991; print 1991–1992

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Object Number:

2017.107.61

Dimensions:

24.1 × 16.8 cm (9 1/2 × 6 5/8 in.)

Copyright:

© Masahisa Fukase Archives

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Object Description

A man (Fukase) submerged in water up to his eyebrows. The lower half of his face is reflected above him. The top of his head, out of the water, is visible above the reflection.

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. 65, ill.