Publisher's presentation :
"Survey book, accompanying the MAPFRE Foundation traveling exhibition, and offering the most complete view to date of Stephen Shore's work."
Publisher's longer presentation in French :
"Cet ouvrage rétrospectif, accompagnant l’exposition itinérante de la Fondation Mapfre, offre la vision la plus complète à ce jour de l’oeuvre de Stephen Shore, considéré comme l’une des figures les plus influentes de la photographie contemporaine. De ses projets en couleur Uncommon Places et American Surfaces dans les années 1970 où Shore bouscule les conventions avec sa pratique de l’instantané à d’autres séries plus récentes, parfois inédites, cet ouvrage met en évidence la démarche du photographe qui ne cesse d’interroger le médium lui-même tout en effaçant le plus possible son empreinte.
Un long entretien de l’artiste avec David Campany ainsi que plusieurs textes critiques dont celui de Marta Dahó, commissaire de l’exposition de la Fondation Mapfre, mettent en lumière les liens entre ces différentes séries et l’approche conceptuelle de Stephen Shore. Une chronologie détaillée et une bibliographie sélective, établies par Carlos Martín García, accompagnent ces textes."
The exhibition for which this book was published was on display at the "Rencontres d'Arles 2015" festival.
Texts in French (NB : English version of the book from APerture currently not available from us).
You can watch a video here (in English with Spanish subtitles) where Stephen Shore it taking us through this retrospective exhibition while at Fundación Mapfre, Madrid, in 2014.
320 pages - Linen hardcover
Editions Xavier Barral, 2015
New - Mint condition
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