Record, from August 122011 by Douglas Gordon

The photography series August 12, 1999 (2011) exemplifies both how simple Gordon’s works can be and how complex the world appears to be. The series explores a past event: an eclipse of the sun – the ultimate sensory moment where we are reminded of the power of light and the circular path of the universe, where the slightest shift or a stray meteor could end life on earth in a split second. The 10 works show the same sun, the same eclipse...."
Click to select the cover image for this artwork.