Publisher: New York: Aperture, Inc., 2017
Edition: 1st Edition
Condition: Near Fine / No dust jacket as issued
Item #: 113570
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First edition, first printing. Signed in black ink on the half-title page by Shore. Hardcover. Graphically illustrated cloth-covered boards,, with illustrated wraparound band (secured vertically to the rear board with a clear sticker; no dust jacket as issued. Photographs by Stephen Shore. 280 pp., with 150 four-color plates. 15-1/4 x 12-1/4 inches. Photographs by Stephen Shore. Texts and image selections by Wes Anderson, Quentin Bajac, David Campany, Paul Graham, Guido Guidi, Takashi Homma, An-My Lê, Michael Lesy, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Richard Prince, Francine Prose, Ed Ruscha, Britt Salvesen, Taryn Simon, Thomas Struth and Lynne Tillman. Edited by Lesley A. Martin. Designed by Murray & Sorrell FUEL.
Near Fine (corners slightly bumped, not affecting text block).
From the publisher: "Stephen Shore’s Uncommon Places is indisputably a canonic body of work—a touchstone for those interested in photography and the American landscape. Remarkably, despite having been the focus of numerous shows and books, including the eponymous 1982 Aperture classic (expanded and reissued several times), 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 this volume, Aperture has invited an international group of fifteen photographers, curators, authors, and cultural figures to select ten images apiece from this rarely seen cache of images. 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 as transmuted in this totemic series."