Date of Submission

Spring 2011

Academic Program



Stephen Shore

Abstract/Artist's Statement


These photographs are images of people or things which are conventionally seen as insignificant and are found anywhere and everywhere. It is my intent to show the monumental in the everyday; to show that a photograph is a monument to what it is representing, and that, depending on the viewer, traditional monuments are no more monumental than a white Ford or an overgrown shrub. Monuments documents the history, culture, and aesthetics of an American landscape, particularly that of the east and west coasts, my two homes.

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