An essential primer on how to look at and understand photographs by one of the world's most influential photographers, Stephen Shore (b.1947) Based on his many years of teaching photography at Bard College, the book serves as an indispensable tool for students, teachers and everyone who wants to take better pictures or learn to look in a more informed way
Stephen Shore is one of the most influential photographers living today. His photographs from the 1970s, taken on road trips across America, established him as a pioneer in the use of colour in art photography. He has been director of the Photography Program at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, since 1982. In 1971 Shore became the first living photographer to have a solo exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. His photographs have since been exhibited internationally, including the Tate Modern s first exhibition of photography Cruel and Tender in 2003. His work has been collected by museums around the world including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.