Sugimoto: Portraits

Sugimoto: Portraits

Matsumoto Incorporated, New York, New York, 1999

Description

The book Hiroshi Sugimoto: Portraits was designed to accompany a traveling exhibition sponsored by the Guggenheim and showing at the Deutsche Guggenheim in Berlin, then moving onto the Guggenheim in Bilbao and in New York. The exhibition features a series of photographs of life-sized wax figures and the catalogue covers derived directly from one part of the show exhibiting six close-up photographs of the six wives of Henry VIII. Each series of six covers shows one of Henry VIII’s wives on the front cover with his photograph on the back cover.

Collections: 50 Books/50 Covers of 1999
Discipline: Book design
Format: Book cover

Credits

Design firm
Matsumoto Incorporated
Art director/designer
Takaaki Matsumoto
Photographer
Hiroshi Sugimoto
Production coordinator
Beth Levy
Trim size
11 x 12 inches
Compositor
Matsumoto Incorporated
Typeface
Futura family
Jacket printer
Eurografica S.P.A. (Italy)
Paper
Phoenix Imperial Gloss 170 gram
Binding method
Perfect binding
Publisher/client
Guggenheim Museum Publications
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