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Stephen Shore – photographers

Stephen Shore’s work has been widely published and exhibited for the past forty years. He was the first living photographer to have a one-man show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York since Alfred Stieglitz, forty years earlier. He has also had one-man shows at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; George Eastman House, Rochester; Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Jeu de Paume, Paris; and Art Institute of Chicago and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. His series of exhibitions at Light Gallery in New York in the early 1970s sparked new interest in color photography and in the use of the view camera for documentary work.

Books of his photographs include Uncommon Places: The Complete Works; Essex County; The Velvet Years, Andy Warhol’s Factory, 1965 – 1967; American Surfaces, A Road Trip Journal, and Stephen Shore, a retrospective monograph in Phaidon’s Contemporary Artists series. Stephen also wrote The Nature of Photographs, published by Phaidon Press, which addresses how a photograph functions visually. His work is represented by 303 Gallery, New York; and Sprüth Magers, London and Berlin. Since 1982 he has been the director of the Photography Program at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, where he is the Susan Weber Professor in the Arts.









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Gerry Badger Photographs – Art Jericho, Oxford

Art Jericho Gallery   King St Oxford OX2 6DF 17 March – 10 April 2011  http://artjericho.com

Distinguished photography critic/ writer/ curator Gerry Badger is  exhibited in Oxford, following his solo show at the Blue Sky Gallery, Oregon. For those many whose understanding of photography has been enriched by Gerry Badger’s writing, seeing his images will be a fascinating experience.

Gerry Badger is an architect, photographer, curator and writer. His work is in a number of public and private collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Arts Council of Great Britain Collection, London; the Bibiliothèque Nationale, Paris; and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

With Martin Parr, he wrote a two volume history of the photographic book,The Photobook: A History (2004 and 2006), which won the Deutsche Fotobuch Preis in 2006 and the Kraszna Krausz Prize for books on lens-based media in 2007.

Recent books include the introductions to a number of photographer’s monographs, including Stephen Shore, John Gossage, Martin Parr, Jem Southam, Peter Fraser, Anthony Hernandez, Chris Killip, Edgar Martins and Gunnar Smoliansky, and The Genius of Photography (2007).

Gerry Badger is the 2011 winner of the ICP Infinity Writing Award with his book of essays :  The Pleasures of Good Photographs