Stephen Shore, ‘Back Road, Presidio, TX’, 1975, Jackson Fine Art
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Stephen Shore

Back Road, Presidio, TX, 1975

Ektacolor RC print
8 × 10 in
20.3 × 25.4 cm
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Location
Atlanta
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Signed and numbered in ink verso, from a Portfolio of Twelve Photographs published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Stephen Shore
American, b. 1947
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Photographer Stephen Shore is interested in ordinary scenes of everyday life. In the early 1970s, he was one of the first fine art photographers to work almost exclusively in color when still narrowly defined "fine art" photography as black-and-white, hand-printed images. In his 1971 series “American Surfaces,” Shore drove across the country obsessively snapping color photos of motel rooms, fast food meals, parking lots, and other seemingly unmemorable objects and experiences. A photo-diary of Shore's American roadtrip, the series evoked the works of Walker Evans and Robert Frank and the rigorous, almost obsessed documentation of the ordinary undertaken by such photographers as Bernd and Hilla Becher and Martin Parr.

Stephen Shore, ‘Back Road, Presidio, TX’, 1975, Jackson Fine Art
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About the work
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Signed and numbered in ink verso, from a Portfolio of Twelve Photographs published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Stephen Shore
American, b. 1947
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Photographer Stephen Shore is interested in ordinary scenes of everyday life. In the early 1970s, he was one of the first fine art photographers to work almost exclusively in color when still narrowly defined "fine art" photography as black-and-white, hand-printed images. In his 1971 series “American Surfaces,” Shore drove across the country obsessively snapping color photos of motel rooms, fast food meals, parking lots, and other seemingly unmemorable objects and experiences. A photo-diary of Shore's American roadtrip, the series evoked the works of Walker Evans and Robert Frank and the rigorous, almost obsessed documentation of the ordinary undertaken by such photographers as Bernd and Hilla Becher and Martin Parr.

Stephen Shore

Back Road, Presidio, TX, 1975

Ektacolor RC print
8 × 10 in
20.3 × 25.4 cm
Sold
Location
Atlanta
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