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Stephen Shore: A Road Trip Journal


A highly collectable, limited facsimile edition.


Stephen Shore


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Price: USD$300.00

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Stephen Shore is one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century. A pioneer of colour photography, his photographs of everyday American scenes paved the way for future art photographers like Martin Parr, Nan Goldin and Thomas Struth. This special, highly collectible, limited edition book – numbered and signed by the photographer – is a complete reproduction of the journal that Shore made on a month-long American road trip in 1973, during which he began work on his influential project Uncommon Places. In the journal Shore included his own photographs, lists detailing information on his travels like where he stayed, what he ate, how many miles he drove, and various ephemera like receipts and postcards. Each page of the journal is reproduced along with a plate section featuring every photograph he took on his journey to provide the complete story of the journey at this seminal moment in his career. The book also includes a set of postcards, reproductions of cards that Shore himself made and distributed on his journey, to ensure this is an essential title for any collector, photography enthusiast, or student.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Hardback
Size: 365 x 285 mm (14 3/8 x 11 1/4 in)
Pages: 248 pp
Illustrations: 227 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714848013C

At the age of 17, Stephen Shore (b.1947) was a regular at Andy Warhol's Factory. By the age of 23 he became the first living photographer to have a one-man show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. An unrivalled pioneer in his field, his work has been exhibited in numerous museums worldwide and influenced generations of photographers. In 1982 he was appointed Director of the Photography Program at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, where he is the Susan Weber Soros Professor in the Arts.

"Fascinating."—Metro

"One of the most remarkable, yet understated imagists of modern photography... Shore's skill at capturing mundane scenes and transforming them into crisp, fascinating images is unparalleled."—Gay Times

"Fascinating."—Metro

"One of the most remarkable, yet understated imagists of modern photography... Shore's skill at capturing mundane scenes and transforming them into crisp, fascinating images is unparalleled."—Gay Times

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