80 Previously Unseen Works by Stephen Shore in First Exhibition in Berlin at Sprüth Magers


BERLIN.- Sprüth Magers Berlin presents work by Stephen Shore in his first solo show in Berlin for over 15 years. The exhibition will feature 80 previously unseen works from the series Uncommon Places, in addition to a number of pages from his seminal Road Trip Journal. A self-taught photographer, Stephen Shore began his career in 1961, at the early age of fourteen, when he presented and sold his photographs to Edward Steichen, then curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art. Shortly afterwards, from 1965 to 1967, Shore spent much of his time photographing Andy Warhol and his entourage at the Factory. Through Shore’s early exposure to Warhol he was able to absorb the New York Art Scene and produce spontaneous snapshots of famous performers such as Edie Sedgwick and Lou Reed, using an unintimidating