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The photography world was introduced to Hiroshi Sugimoto work via his Dioramas and long exposures of films in movie Theaters.  But Sugimoto was always after bigger game. Part scientist and part Shinto priest, part photographer and part sculptor. His subjects range from visualizing mathematical formulas to architecture, clothing and even designing Shinto Shrines.  For me it seems what he is really after is finding a way to capture the infinite…

See the excellent PBS piece of this singular artist speak about his work here and his work at Pace Gallery here.

via Pace Gallery

Take one part Japanese brush painting tradition, one part Jackson Pollack’s gesture painting, mix with a little water and you get the work of  Shinichi Maruyama in this series titled Kusho