Starting in the late 1970s, Stephen Shore gradually abandoned urban and suburban areas in favor of more natural landscapes. He approached his new subject as an “experiment with space”—challenging himself to create scale and depth without elements like the street lamps and telegraph poles he had used to construct scenes in urban areas.
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1️⃣ “U.S. 97, South of Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 21, 1973.” 1973. Chromogenic color print, printed 2002. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Photography Council Fund.
2️⃣ “Gallatin County, Montana, April 18, 1981.” 1981. Chromogenic color print, printed 2017. Courtesy the artist and 303 Gallery, New York.
3️⃣ “Washington Street, Struthers, Ohio, October 27, 1977.” 1977. Chromogenic color print, printed 2017. Courtesy the artist and 303 Gallery, New York.