Seiichi Furuya Japanese

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Furuya obsessively documented myriad aspects of his life with Christine Gössler, from their meeting in 1978 to her suicide in 1985. Since then, the artist has embarked on a quixotic, seemingly infinite reconfiguration of the sea of images that survive his subject. Like a writer mulling over his material, Furuya coaxes clues out of the unanswerable questions of human suffering and experience. In this pairing the end of a story (on the contact sheet) is written into its opening lines, prefigured in the scars that haunt the flush of first love.

Izu, Seiichi Furuya (Japanese, born 1950), Chromogenic print

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