• Ginger Shore, West Palm Beach, Florida, November 14, 1977 © Stephen Shore, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York
  • Main Street, Rockland, Maine, July 17, 1974 © Stephen Shore, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York
  • Key Largo, Florida, November 11, 1977 © Stephen Shore, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York
  • East Bay Street, Charleston, South Carolina, August 4, 1975 © Stephen Shore, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York
  • Cypress Gardens, Florida, November 16, 1977 © Stephen Shore, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York
  • Grand Street at Mercer Street, New York, New York, February 24, 1974 © Stephen Shore, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York

Stephen Shore

Selected works 1973 - 1981

A new perspective on Sohre body of work from an international
group of fifteen photographers, curators, authors, and cultural figures

 

Stephen Shore’s Uncommon Places is indisputably a canonic body of work—a touchstone for those interested in photography and the American landscape. Despite having been the focus of numerous shows and books, this series of photographs has yet to be explored in its entirety. Over the past five years, Shore has scanned hundreds of negatives shot between 1973 and 1981. In the new volume published by Aperture Foundation, Stephen Shore: Selected Works, 1973–1981, an international group of fifteen photographers, curators, authors, and cultural figures—from Wes Anderson to Hans Ulrich Obrist—has been invited to curate selections of ten photographs each from this new cache of images.
Featuring over 145 images, with over seventy-five of them previously unpublished, the publication is an exciting new installment and perspective of this classic series of work. Each portfolio offers an idiosyncratic and revealing commentary on why this body of work continues to astound; how it has impacted the work of new generations of photography and the medium at large; and proposes new insight on Shore’s unique vision of America.