Stephen Shore Captures America in a New Light – SURFACE

The legendary photographer reflects on color, his career, and his obsession with Instagram.

Source: Stephen Shore Captures America in a New Light – SURFACE

The money quote here: “I’m not going through my archive and picking my favorites to post. I’m taking pictures with Instagram in mind,” he says. “What interests me is looking at the world with intention.” He now has around 90,000 followers, and while he’s not in it for public approval he can’t help but notice their reactions. “I have no idea why one picture gets 3,000 likes and another gets 700 likes. It’s not the dog. I have absolutely no idea.”

Best Photography Exhibitions of Winter 2017

There’s an incredible range here. From the extremely personal to the documentary, from the documentary to fine art. Of note: Richard Avedon’s American West exhibit from the 90s is still out there kickin’. The show is Texas is focused on the Texas only portraits. I saw the original back in the 80s in San Francisco before the SFMOMA moved to SoMa.

Best Photography Exhibitions of Winter 2017

Fire Damage: Photographer documents the devastation of Gatlinburg

The more I see and hear about Jeremy Cowart (he has a great twitter feed) – the more I’m in awe. He has the spark, and he goes out and executes his concepts in a absolutely gripping way.  .

Fire Damage: Photographer documents the devastation of Gatlinburg