by HIROSHI SUGIMOTO
The seven photographs in “Portraits” include images that were taken at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London of wax models of Henry VIII and his six wives.
 Sugimoto painstakingly “remade” them to look like the original paintings from which they were modeled by isolating them from their surroundings in the wax gallery and employing lighting techniques similar to those that the painters might have used.

by HIROSHI SUGIMOTO

The seven photographs in “Portraits” include images that were taken at Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London of wax models of Henry VIII and his six wives.

Sugimoto painstakingly “remade” them to look like the original paintings from which they were modeled by isolating them from their surroundings in the wax gallery and employing lighting techniques similar to those that the painters might have used.