Selected Solo Exhibition

Past Presence. Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.

Quatro Ragazzi: Hopes and Illusions of the Momoyama Renaissance - Europe through the Eyes of Hiroshi Sugiomto and the Tensho Embassy. Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum, Nagasaki.
Hiroshi Sugimoto.
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv.
The First Encounter-Italy through Eyes of Hiroshi Sugimoto and Tensho Embassy.
Galleria Continua, San Gimignano.
Surface of Revolution.
The Estate of Trianon, Versailles.
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Quatro Ragazzi,
MOA Museum of Art, Atami.
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Still Life, Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels.
Hiroshi Sugimoto B.C., Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco( additional exhibitions in 2016, 2014, 2012, 2009, 2007, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1998, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1992)


Surface Tension, Maran Goodman Gallery, Paris
Snow White, Marian Goodman Gallery, London
Gates of Paradise, Japan Society, New York
Le Notti Bianche, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino
The Sea and The Mirror, Château la Coste, le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, Provence
Seascapes-Atami, MOA Museum of Art, Atami


Lost Human Genetic Archive, Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Tokyo
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Black Box, Casa Garriga i Nogués Exhibition Hall, Barcelona/Recoletos Exhibition Hall, Madrid/FOAM Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
Sea of Buddha, Pace Gallery, New York (additional exhibitions in 2014, 2011, 2010)


Still Life, Pace Gallery, London (additional exhibition in 2012)
Art and Leisure, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba/Hosomi Museum, Kyoto (in 2016)
Past and Present in Three Parts, Chiba City Museum of Art, Chiba/ Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (in 2016)/Musée des Beaux-Arts, Le Locle( in 2016)
Confession of Zero (permanent installation), Castello di Ama per l’Arte
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano
Stop Time, Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Modena
Conceptual Forms and Mathematical Models, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.


Contemporanea, Siena, in collaboration with Galleria Continua, San Gimignano
Hiroshi Sugimoto: On the Beach, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo (additional exhibitions in 2012, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Cahiers d'Art, Paris
Modern Times, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venice
Aujourd'hui, le monde est mort [Lost Human Genetic Archive], Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Past Tense, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles


Time Exposed, Xue Xue White, Taipei
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul
Accelerated Buddha, Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent, Paris
Revolution, Last Supper, Couleurs de l'ombre, Rencontres d’Arles, Arles

Revolution, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
Henry VIII and His Six Wives, Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire
Couleurs de l'Ombre, Museum of Cultures, Basel/La Verrière, Brussels/Hermès: Le Forum, Tokyo/Garden Building, Miami/Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore (in 2013)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Lille Métropole Museum of Modern, Contemporary, and Outsider Art, Villeneuve-d’Ascq
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Pace Gallery, Beijing
From Naked to Clothed, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

Lake Superior, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
New Work, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa
Lightning Fields and Photogenic Drawing, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
ORIGINS OF ART | Architecture, History, Religion, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa


ORIGINS OF ART | Science, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa
Faraday Cage, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
Mathematical Model 012, Surface of Revolution with Constant Negative Curavature, (permanent installation), Château la Coste, Provence.


Hiroshi Sugimoto: Nature of Light, Izu Photo Museum, Shizuoka
Coffin of Light, (permanent installation), Benesse House Park, Naoshima
Imakojima-Art, Architecture Collection, Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki


History of History, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa/National Museum of Art, Osaka (in 2009)7 Days / 7 Nights, Gagosian Gallery, New York

Stylized Sculpture, Asian Art Museum ofSan Francisco, San Francisco
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf/Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria (in 2008)/Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (in 2008)/Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne (in 2008)
Various Archetypes, National Museum of Art, Osaka
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Passariano (province of Udine)

Mathematical Forms, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Colors of Shadow, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris/Sonnabend Gallery, New York (additional exhibitions in 2005, 2003, 2001, 1998, 1997, 1995, 1994, 1992, 1988, 1983, 1981)
Joe, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis/Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

History of History, Japan Society Gallery, New York/Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington, D.C. (in 2006)/Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto (in 2007)/Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco (in 2007)
Hiroshi Sugimoto: End of Time, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo/The Smithsonian, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. (in 2006)/The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth (in 2006)/Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco (in 2007)
Conceptual Forms, Gagosian Gallery, London


Étant donné: Le Grand Verre, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
The Origins of Love, Yoshii Gallery, New York


Hiroshi Sugimoto, Serpentine Gallery, London
Hiroshi Sugimoto: L’Histoire de l’Histoire, Hermès: Le Forum, Tokyo
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Architecture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


The Architecture of Time, Stills Gallery/Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Hasselblad Foundation Award Winner, Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
Hiroshi Sugimoto: The Architecture of Time, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
Portraits, White Cube2, London

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City
Hiroshi Sugimoto: The Architecture Series, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Portraits, Deutsche Guggenheim Museum, Berlin/Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao/Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York (in 2001)

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Modernism, Galerie Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt (additional exhibitions in  1996, 1992)
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Modernism, Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, Cologne

Hiroshi Sugimoto: In Praise of Shadows, Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Hiroshi Sugimoto: Drive-In Theaters and Interior Theaters, Istituto Giapponese di Cultura, Rome
Sugimoto, Caixa Forum, Madrid/Cultural Centre of Belém, Lisbon
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (additional exhibition in 1996)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
Sanjusangendo: Hall of Thirty-Three Bays, The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia, Norwich
Motion Pictures, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley

Twice as Infinity, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica (additional exhibitions in 1995, 1994, 1993)
Drive-In Theaters and Interior Theaters、Studio Guenzani, Milan
Shashin: Transforming the Real, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford
Hiroshi Sugimoto—Photographies , Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Mirando a Mares, Museo de Bellas Artes, Granada
Sugimoto: Motion Picture, Embassy of Canada Prince Takamado Gallery, Tokyo

Sugimoto, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York/Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (in 1996)/Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Gunma( in 1996)/Akron Art Museum, Akron (in 1998)
Hiroshi Sugimoto, RENN Espace d’Art Contemporain, Paris
Motion Picture by Hiroshi Sugimoto, Galleria SPSAS, Locarno
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Séries Photographiques, 1979–1994, Centre International d’Art Contemporain, Montreal/Art Gallery of York University, Toronto
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Exposed, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel/Stedelijk Museum,‘s-Hertogenbosch

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/Parrish Art Museum, Southampton/Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (in 1995)


Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascapes and Theaters, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Theaters—Seascapes, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Sea Scapes, Gallery Kasahara, Osaka (additional exhibition in 1991)
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Exposed, capcMusée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux


Hiroshi Sugimoto—Time Exposed, Installation Plan for Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, 1992, Hosomi Contemporaroy, Tokyo
Hiroshi Sugimoto—Time Exposed, Investigated, Zeit-Foto Salon, Tokyo (additional exhibition in 1988, 1983)
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Exposed, Sagacho Exhibit Space and IBM Courtyard, Tokyo (this show was one of two parts, another part was exhibited in the group show Carnegie International 1991, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh)


Hiroshi Sugimoto: Dioramas—Theatres—Seascapes, Galerie Jahn und Fusban, Munich
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver
Hiroshi Sugimoto, Galerie Urbi et Orbi, Paris


Hiroshi Sugimoto: Seascape Photographs, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Dioramas, Theaters, Seascapes, National Museum of Art, Osaka

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Sonnabend Gallery, New York/Sagacho Exhibit Space and Zeit- Foto Salon, Tokyo

Sugimoto, Minami Gallery, Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibition

Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture, Parrish Art Museum,
Water Mill, New York

What Absence Is Made Of,
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Seeking Stillness, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
On the Origin of Art, Museum of Old and New Art, Tasmania
Diorama, Palais de Tokyo, Paris/Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt

Reinvented: The Collection of Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda BeckerNational Gallery, Washington D.C.
Le Grand Orchestre des Animaux, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris.
Collected, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco

The Memory of Time, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Simple Forms: Contemplating Beauty, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo.
Magnificent Obsessions:The Artist as Collector, Barbican Art Gallery, London

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the modern age, Barbican Art Gallery, London.
Simple Shapes, Centre Pompidou-Metz.
Mingei: Are You Here? , Pace London.

Mingei: Are You Here? , Pace New York

Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Mathematics: A Beautiful Elsewher, Fondation Cartier, Paris
Reflections of the Buddha, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis.
Our Magic Hour: How Much of the World Can We Know?, Yokohama Triennale    2011
TRA -Edge of Becoming, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

Autoritratti dalla Collezione della Galleria degli Uffizi, 
Sompo Japan Museum of Art, Tokyo / National Museum of Art, Osaka
Faraday Cage, 17th Biennale of Sydney
Sexuality and Transcendence, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukrania

Element of Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Mapping the Studio, Punta della Dogana, Venice
The Third Mind, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Reality Check: Truth and Illusion in Contemporary Photography, Metropolitan Museum, New York
Untitled(Vicarious): Photographing the Constructed Object, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Photography on Photography:Refrections on the Medium since 1960, Metropolitan Museum, New York
Seascapes: Tryon and Sugimoto, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington D. C.

KANNON, Museum Rietberg, Zurich
Modern Photographs from Collection XIV, Metropolitan Museum, New York

Dark Matter, White Cube, London
Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin, Udine, Italy

Sophie Calle + Hiroshi Sugimoto, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo.

Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Supernova:  Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Happiness - A Survival Guide for Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Warum!, Martin - Gropius - Bau Museum, Berlin
The History of Japanese Photography, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston/The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Liquid Sea, Museum of Contemporary of Art, Sydney

Selected Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain:  works from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
American Standard:  (Para)Normality and Everyday Life, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

Give & Take, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Yokohama 2001 International Triennale of contemporary Art Mega-Wave-Towards a New Synthesis, Yokohama
I Am a Camera, Saatchi Gallery, London
Gendai:  Japanese Contemporary Art - Between the Body and Space, Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
Expanding Horizons: Landscape Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York
Small World: Dioramas in Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Mirror’s Edge, BildMuseet, Umea° University, Umea°, Sweden
Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gardens, Washington D.C.
The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Moving Image: Film-Reflexion in der Kunst, Galerie fu¨r Zeitgeno¨ssische Kunst, Leipzig
Modena per la fotografia 1999: Uno sguardo sul Giappone, Galleria Civica Modena, Italy
Tomorrow For Ever: Photographie als Ruine, Kunstahlle Krems, Basel
The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Tastes and Pursuits: Japanese Art in the 1990’s, Japan Foundation/ National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi/Metropolitan Museum of Manila, Philippines
Secret Victorians:  Contemporary Artists and a 19th -Century Vision. The Minories Art Gallery, Colchester, England/ Arnolfini, Bristol, Englan/
Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England/Middlesbrough Art Gallery, Middlesbrough , England/ UCLA, Los Angeles
Speed-Visions of an Accelerated Age. Whitechapel Art Gallery, London /Photographers’ gallery, London/Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, London
Terra Incoginita, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen
At the End of the Century:  One Hundred Years of Architecture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo/Colegio de San Ildefonso, Mexico City /Ludwig Museum, Cologne/Josef-Haubrich Kunsthalle, Cologne/ Fundacao Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil/Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles
Sea Change:  The Seascape in Contemporary Photography, Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, Tucson/International Center for Photography, New York
Hiroshi Sugimoto/Agnes Martin, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Mysterious Voyages: Exploring The Subject of Photography, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland

Blueprint, De Appel foundation, Amsterdam. 
Framed Area, Haarlemmermeer District, Netherlands.
In Visible Light:  Photography and Classification in Art, Science and the Everyday, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
Evidence: Photography and Site, Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University
Making It Rea, ICI, New York

Open Secrets:  Seventy Pictures on Papers, 1815 to the Present, Mathew Marks Gallery, New York/Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Colleci´on Ordo´nez Falco´n de Fotografi´a, Ivam Centre Julio Gonza´lez, Valencia, Spain
Jurassic Technologies Revenant:  Tenth Biennale of Sydney, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, and Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
Hall of Mirrors:  Art and film Since 1945.Museum of contemporary Art, Chicago/Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus/Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome/Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Prospect 96: Photographie in derGegenwartskunst, Frankfurter Kunstverein und Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
By Night, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris

3e biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon:  Installation, cine´ma, vide´o, informatique,
Muse´e d’art contemporain, Lyon, FranceNature
Nature Studies II, University Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Being There, Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York
Album Museum Boymans van Beuningen Rotterdam
Le Monde apre`s la Photographie. Muse´e d’art moderne, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
Witness:  Photoworks from the Collection, Tate Gallery Liverpool, England
Art in Japan Today:  1985 - 1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Private/Public (ARS 95 Helsinki), Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Chasing Shadows:  Photographs from the Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Photography and Beyond in Japan: Space, Time and Memory, Hara Museum of Art, Tokyo/ Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City/Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada/Los Angeles County Museum of Art/Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C./Denver Art Museum, Colorado/Contemporary Museum, Honolulu Fondation Cartier: A Collection, National Museum of Contemporary Art of Seoul/Taipei Fine Arts Museum

Inside Out:  Contemporary Japanese Photography, The Light Factory Photographic Arts Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away…, Serpentine Gallery, London/Nordic Arts Center, Helsinki/Kunstverein, Hannover, Germany
Japanese Art After 1945:  Scream Against the Sky, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan/ Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York/San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Jardins do Paradiso:  Gardens of Eden, Galeria do Museu Antropolo´gico da Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Azur, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas, France
In die Felsen bohren sich Zikadenstimmen:  Zeitgeno¨ssische japanische Photographie, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
Das 21, Jahrhundert:  Mit Paracelsus in die Zukunft ( The 21st Century:  Into the Future with Paracelsus), Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

Re´flexions Voile´es (Hidden Reflections), Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Un seconde pense´e du paysage, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Locmine, France

Carnegie International 1991, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. 
A Cabinet of Signs:  Contemporary Art from Post-Modern Japan, Tate Gallery Liverpool, England
Beyond Japan:  A Photo Theater, Barbican Art Gallery, London

Japanische Kunst der Achtziger Jahre, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
The Past and Present of Photography, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo/The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
Natural History Re-created, The Center fro Photography at Woodstock, New York
Sonnabend Collection Exhibition, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo/Sendai Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai/Fukuyama Museum of Art, Fukuyama /National Museum of Modern Art. Kyoto
Reorienting:   Looking East, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow/Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London

Continum and the Moment:  Rita Myers, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Bill Viola, Visual Arts Center, California State University, Fullerton
On Kawara:  Again and Against:  23 Date Paintings and 24 Prominent Works of Japanese Contemporary Art, 1969-1989, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Nagoya, Japan
Investigations 1989, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Contemporary Japanese Art in America (I):  Arita, Nakagawa, Sugimoto, Japan Society Gallery, New York

The Art of Memory/The Loss of History, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

Landmarks Reviewed: Contemporary Photographs of American Buildings, Structures, and Natural Forms, Pensacola Museum of Art, Florida

Photography Collection from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Seibu Museum of Art, Tokyo

Baltimore Collects:  Photographs from Local Private Collections, Baltimore Museum of Art

Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York


Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, 2018

Marian Goodman Gallery, London, 2017

Pace Gallery, New York, 2016

Chiba City Museum, Chiba 2015

Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venice 2014

Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2014

Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, 2014

Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, 2012

Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 2012

Marugame,Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, 2010

Pace Gallery, New York, 2010

21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, 2008

Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco - de Young , San Francisco, 2007

Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Udine, 2007

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, 2007

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C. , 2006

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, 2006

Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain, Paris, 2004

Serpentine Gallery, London, 2003

Maison Hermès, Tokyo, 2003

Kunshaus Bregenz, Austria, 2001

CCA Kitakyushu, Fukuoka,1998

De Appel foundation, Amsterdm, 1997

Hara Museum ARC, Gunma, Japan, 1996

Musee d'Art Contemporian, Bordeaux, 1992

The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, 1991