Hiroshi Sugimoto was born in Tokyo in 1948. He studied photography at the Center College of Design in Los Angeles before moving to New York in the 70s. His work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Berkeley Art Museum, California; the 10th Biennial of Sydney, Australia; capc MusEe de l'Art Contemporain, Bordeaux; the Carnegie International, Pittsburgh; the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; and The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Francesco Bonami is a curator, writer and critic. He is also the director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
"Marco de Michelis is a Professor of the history of architecture at the Bauhaus University in Wermar Germany and a scholar at the Getty Center for the History of Arts in Santa Monica, California. He has published extensively about contemporary architecture and his prior books include Luis Barragan (Skira, 2000) and Bauhaus 1919-1933 (Mazzotta, 1996)."