Eggleston brought MoMA around eight carousels of slides made around 1970 from which Szarkowski chose seventy-five for the exhibition and, of those, forty-eight for publication in the Guide.
Sucking in a Taste of An America You Will Never Experience: The Exceptional Times of Roger Steffen’s ‘The Family Acid’
Within Steffen’s book, we are not confronted with the problems of America, but rather the problem of what America could have been. A chance operation to see love, commitment, individuality and that sum of its parts made whole even if for but a very short time By Brad Feuerhelm, ASX, February 2015 Mystic America. America […]
Stephen Shore in conversation with Jeff Rosenheim, Curator of Photography at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, at the International Center for Photography (ICP).
Known for his rich and complex images of the American South, William Eggleston is the godfather of colour photography. Though his images record a particular place at a certain point in time, Eggleston is not interested in their documentary qualities. Instead, when asked what he is photographing, Eggleston simply answers ‘Life today’. Curator Simon Baker […]
Stephen Shore is truly the photographers’ photographer. For over forty years, he has contributed his gift to the creative world through books, exhibitions and professorship. In this short documentary interview, Imagista’s director Heidi Hartwig dispels the mystery of the man behind the mythology. EXPLORE ALL STEPHEN SHORE ON ASX
William Eggleston is one of the most influential and original photographers alive today. A Mississippi aristocrat with a fondness for guns, drink and women, he dragged colour into the world of art photography. Reviled in the 1970s, he is now considered a legend whose unique visual style has influenced generations of photographers and filmmakers. Imagine […]
William Eggleston can’t actually separate himself from his “South”. The “South” is embedded into him so deeply that it has become something of a stamp or a mark. By Doug Rickard William Eggleston is a “Southern” artist. Without a deeper explanation, this statement itself could mean a few things. If you look at […]
It is about a country convinced of its independence and freedom, but that when photographed appears chained to a set of principles and dreams powerfully manifested in its architecture and in the lives its people have chosen to lead. The Dreams of Some By Paul Loomis, December, 2012 It is written in the […]
“I think of them as parts of a novel I’m doing.” By Walter Hopps, essay from The Hasselblad Award, 1998 These were the first words William Eggleston uttered when I asked what he felt he was accomplishing with his photographs. Another fine photographer from the South, William Christenberry, had brought Eggleston to meet me […]
Stephen Shore at SFMOMA on February 23, 2012. Source: http://www.sfmoma.org/explore/multimedia/videos/484#ixzz1tZIGMIQx San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Amarillo, Texas, August, 1973 “I think it was simply the time was right for color photography. It was about the same time that William Eggleston, Luigi Ghirri, and Joel Meyerowitz began to use color.” The Apparent Is the Bridge to the Real By Rong Jiang, ICP, New York, June 4, 2007 RJ: You said […]
From the series American Surfaces Looking at Stephen Shore’s large-format pictures of America, it might be hard to believe the images were once controversial. The Landscape of Stephen Shore at the ICP By Carl Gunhouse, May 22, 2007 Looking at Stephen Shore’s large-format pictures of America, it might be hard to believe the […]