Headed West

@ McDonough, Paul

978-1913288235

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" After leaving Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the city where he was born and raised, Paul McDonough went first to Cambridge, Massachussets and then New York City, where his life as a photographer began in earnest.  And while he never tired of New York's kaleidoscopic street scene, he felt the tug of the west, and of the sprawling, dreaming country that lay between the two coasts.

From the 1960s through the 1990s, McDonough made numerous photographic treks, seeking to capture people, animals, architecture, land-and-cityscapes — in short, the American life, pre-internet, pre-cell phone, that was thrumming all around him.

As Hilton Als of the New Yorker so aptly put it: « McDonough's project, it seems to me, is a kind of record of his life as a walker… his pictures are a map of experience, of his consciousness. He is a thinker who looks through the eye of his camera to distinguish truth from reality. » "

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120 Pages - Hardcover

Stanley / Barker, 2021

Format : 29 x 25 cm

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McDonough, Paul

Paul McDonough is an American photographer, mostly known for his street photography work. He received a « Guggenheim Fellowship » grant in 1981. He has published "New York Street Photographs 1968-1978" (Umbrage, 2010), "Sight Seeing" (Sasha Wolf Gallery, 2014) and "Headed West" (Stanley / Barker, 2021). © Portrait with his wife author Yona Zeldis McDonough taken from the blog of Blake Andrews , to illustrate an interview with her about the work of Paul McDonough
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