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A photo diary of the American photographer's road trip across America in the early 1970's. It features unpublished photographs from Shore's influential work that has been widely exhibited in the US but never captured in a book for the general public.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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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