A Road Trip Journal

Stephen Shore



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Original Title A Road Trip Journal
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A Road Trip Journal by Stephen Shore. First edition (2008). First impression. Large format slipcased hardback in fine condition. No markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About A Road Trip Journal

So, this special, highly collectible, limited edition book is a complete reproduction of the journal that Shore made on a month-long American road trip in 1973. During this time he began work on his influential project Uncommon Places. In the journal Shore included his own photographs, lists detailing information on his travels like where he stayed, what he ate, how many miles he drove and various ephemera like receipts and postcards.

Furthermore, each page of the journal is reproduced along with a plate section featuring every photograph he took on his journey to provide the complete story of the journey at this seminal moment in his career. The book also includes a set of postcards, reproductions of cards that Shore himself made and distributed on his journey, to ensure this is an essential title for any collector, photography enthusiast, or student.

Artist Bio

Stephen Shore is an American photographer recognised for his images of banal scenes and objects in the United States. As well as for his pioneering use of color in art photography. His books include Uncommon Places and also American Surfaces, photographs that he took on cross country road trips in the 1970s. He is also director of the photography program at Bard College, New York.

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Additional information

Weight 3 kg