Silk Snaps

Following in the footsteps of Josef Albers and Daniel Buren (Souvenirs For All Seasons, December 2010) Japanese photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto makes his mark on silk - a material synonymous with none other than French luxury house, Hermès. The limited edition large format print measuring fifty-five inches square will be inspired by the photographer’s Color of Shadow series with a selection of twenty Polaroid colour gradations that will be printed by ink-jet - a similar process adopted by Buren for his collaboration - on one hundred and forty silk twill scarves. The limited edition series will consist of seven style variations and contribute to the Hermès Editeur project that bridges the creative studios of arts and crafts onto wearable textiles of quality since 2008. Hermès X Hiroshi Sugimoto will officially be presented at Art Basel contemporary art fair this June.

Visit the World of Hermès for more information and click here for the artist's official website.