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American Surfaces

4.32  ·  Rating Details ·  106 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
A photo diary of the American photographer's road trip across America in the early 1970's. It features unpublished photographs from Shore's influential work that has been widely exhibited in the US but never captured in a book for the general public.
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Phaidon Press (first published September 1st 1999)
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Davy
Aug 05, 2014 Davy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Not as eye-pleasing as Uncommon Places, not by a long shot, but that was never the aim. This project/exhibition/book lends itself to some heady discussions about what makes art Art. To me, Stephen Shore's early work is more about the process, the experience, than it is about the final product (which is really saying something when you consider what a fantastic product it is). American Surfaces is an epic 20th century road trip in photographic form. It asks you to consider nothing more than that, ...more
Josh
Jun 17, 2012 Josh rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Brilliant photos of an America I almost remember.
Scott
Oct 21, 2012 Scott rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Outstanding.
Jennifer Didik
Mar 13, 2012 Jennifer Didik rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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speechless.
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