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Brooklyn-based nonprofit SaveArtSpace is pleased to present SaveArtSpace x Stephen Shore a public art exhibition curated by world renowned photographer Stephen Shore. The exhibiting artists include Jackson Siegal, Emily Snead, Sheryl Norman, and Stephen Shore.

Curated by Stephen Shore.

Stephen Shore's work has been widely published and exhibited for the past forty-five 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 George Eastman House, Rochester; Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Jeu de Paume, Paris; and Art Institute of Chicago. In 2017, the Museum of Modern Art opened a major retrospective spanning Stephen Shore's entire career. He 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.

During the week of November 5th, SaveArtSpace will launch public art installations for each selected work on advertising spaces throughout Brooklyn and Queens. The public art installations will be on view for at least one month.


Selected Artists

 Stephen Shore  Brewster County, Texas, 1988

Stephen Shore Brewster County, Texas, 1988

Stephen Shore's work has been widely published and exhibited for the past forty-five 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 George Eastman House, Rochester; Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Jeu de Paume, Paris; and Art Institute of Chicago. In 2017, the Museum of Modern Art opened a major retrospective spanning Stephen Shore's entire career. He 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.

More than 25 books have been published of Stephen Shore's photographs including Uncommon Places: The Complete WorksAmerican Surfaces; Stephen Shore, a retrospective monograph in Phaidon's Contemporary Artists series; Stephen Shore: Survey and most recently, Factory: Andy Warhol and Stephen Shore: Selected Works, 1973-1981. In 2017, the Museum of Modern Art published Stephen Shore in conjunction with their retrospective of his photographic career. 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.

Connect with Stephen on Instagram @stephen.shore.


 Jackson Siegal  Stripped

Jackson Siegal Stripped

Jackson Siegal is an artist based in New York City working with photography as it relates and intersects with various media, including sculpture, drawing, painting, and text. Jackson's work is informed by cultural history, and the photograph as a piece of physical matter. Much of his work tries to grapple with the impermanence of the photograph in the digital age. As a result, his work often finds meaning in the use of varying methodologies, which aim to bring the photographic image into a new light. He is a graduate of the Bard College Photography Program.

In this work, I've organized content within the frame of an image, traced that content by hand, allowing it to leave the edges of the frame, and then isolated those lines, the underlying visual forms of the picture. By stripping down an image to a child-like linear interpretation, I aim to push the photograph away from its highly-accurate, objective state, and into an interpretive realm where abstraction substitutes accuracy.

Connect with Jackson on Instagram @jacksonsiegal.


 Emily Snead  Still

Emily Snead Still

Emily Snead is a New York City based photographer currently attending Pratt Institute. Though she experiments with many forms of art, photography has been a specific interest of hers for about 10 years. Growing up in New Jersey, she went to Watchung Hills Regional High School. Here she studied photography under Vincent Colabella and won the Best Photographer award for her graduating class. Her work has been previously featured in NJ Teen Arts Festivals and Somerville Cultural & Heritage Gallery. Now, she is actively pursuing her BFA in photography at Pratt and working to grow as an artist.

For me, art is about finding beauty in what is broken. It is making statements about the remarkable parts of ourselves and our environment. This self portrait exemplifies my recognition of the beauty within pain. By combining light and dark to portray an emotional state, I attempt to convey the value that lies within it. I created this with the intention to evoke unified empathy in viewers and simply to make people feel.

Connect with Emily on Instagram @emily_snead.


 Sheryl Norman  Caldera 2004

Sheryl Norman Caldera 2004

Sheryl Norman is a self-taught photographer who focuses on experiencing and learning from nature. Inspired by environments and creatures both exotic and ordinary, Sheryl uses photography to explore nature’s ability to evoke the full range of human emotion and illuminate greater truths for mankind.

When I visited Mt. Vesuvius in 2004 I was awestruck by the sight of this ominously dark and mostly barren caldera in the heart of the otherwise peaceful and verdant landscape. From this vantage point I considered the fear and sadness caused by its devastating eruptions, the deceitful, dreamlike beauty of its lush hillsides, and the optimism of the millions of people who live in the shadow of this still active volcano.

Connect with Sheryl on Instagram @sherylsnorman.