Born in Tokyo in 1948.
Graduated the Saint Paul’s University in Tokyo.
Resident of New York City since 1974.
His signature practice spans the mediums of photography, sculpture, installation, performing arts, architecture and garden design and his works are collected in some of the most prestigious museums of the world.
Founded an architectural design office New Material Research Laboratory in 2008 and Odawara Art Foundation in 2009.
Awarded the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography in 2001, the 21st Praemium Imperiale Award in 2009, the Isamu Noguchi Award in 2014.
Honored with the Order of the Medal with Purple Ribbon, the Officier des Arts et des Lettres by the French government.
Selected as Person of Cultural Merit.

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ONBEAT vol.08 and vol.12 features Hiroshi Sugimoto