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Aspen Art Museum Presents Body of Recent Photographs by Photographer Stephen Shore

ASPEN, CO.- The Aspen Art Museum presents a debut U.S. museum presentation of photographic works by renowned American photographer Stephen Shore. The exhibition features 32 images from a recent series shot in Abu Dhabi. Photographed with a digital camera and printed and exhibited for the first time, these works give U.S. audiences a street-level view of the region that is refreshingly free from media inflection or exaggeration. The exhibition will be on view through Sunday, October 9, 2011. As an artist and teacher, Stephen Shore has had perhaps the most deeply felt impact on American photography of the past half-century. In 1965, Shore began documenting Andy Warhol’s factory in New York. In 1971, Shore’s work was the subject of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s first-ever single-artist exhibition by a living photographer. Shore was 24 years old at the time. Shore’s iconic images from the American Sur