Based on the earliest photographs by William Henry Fox Talbot, these larger-than-life prints reveal the intricate patterns and detailed fibers of the original paper, connecting contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto directly to the origins of photography.
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A Stem of Delicate Leaves of an Umbrellief, circa 1843-1846, 2009, Hiroshi Sugimoto. Toned gelatin silver print. The J. Paul Getty Museum, gift of the artist. © Hiroshi Sugimoto