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The Nature of Photographs. By Stephen Shore

“An essential primer on how to look at and understand photographs by one of the world’s most influential photographers”

So says the round yellow sticker stuck onto front cover.  

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Exhibitions & Books

The Labyrinthine City

The idea of the ‘Labyrinthine City’ is the difference between the everyday and the spectacle. How do we remember the everyday? The everyday is the small insignificant, ordinary moments we live through. 230 more words


Insider Knowledge

Over the weekend, I had the privilege to hear Dr Stephen Shore speak on autism.

Dr Shore wrote the book Understanding Autism for Dummies. That however, isn’t the reason he’s an autism expert. 190 more words


Stephen Shore: The nature of photographs

Stephen Shore: The nature of photographs
UK, Phaidon Press, 2009
Softcover, 21 x 24.5 cm, 136 pages

Photography Courses

Take Two: Contemporary Photographs at Philadelphia Museum of Art, August 22, 2015 - November 15, 2015

“This is the second of two exhibitions in the Julien Levy Gallery to feature photographs made since roughly 1970, a period during which photography emerged as a key medium of contemporary art.  292 more words


Book of the Month- June

For the month of June I have decided to pick a classic photography book, ‘The Nature of Photographs’ by Stephen Shore. This book doesn’t so much as talk about the history behind photography, but it does describe… 981 more words


Why are they exposing us to these nuts?

Uptown Party and Velvet Underground’s First Appearance. See also Velvet Underground’s First Public Appearance at jonasmekasfilms.com (one of Mekas’ The First 40 collection). The description places the VU performance at a “Psychiatrists Convention” and the party footage at the apartment of Stephen Shore. 159 more words