Sunday, June 25

Stephen Shore


Bridge Street, Mexico, Maine, July 30, 1974
Wikipedia - "Stephen Shore (born October 8, 1947) is an American photographer known for his images of banal scenes and objects in the United States, and for his pioneering use of color in art photography. ...  He began to use a 35 mm camera three years later and made his first color photographs. At ten he received a copy of Walker Evans's book, American Photographs, which influenced him greatly. His career began at fourteen, when he presented his photographs to Edward Steichen, then curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Recognizing Shore's talent, Steichen bought three. At seventeen, Shore met Andy Warhol and began to frequent Warhol's studio, the Factory, photographing Warhol and the creative people that surrounded him. ..."
Wikipedia
Stephen Shore
Guardian - Shady character: how Stephen Shore taught America to see in living colour
Honestly WTF
SF MoMA - Stephen Shore: Taking photographs that “feel like seeing” (Video)

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