Interview: 'Michael Fried in Conversation with Stephen Shore' by Michael Fried; Survey: 'Nothing Overlooked' by Christy Lange; Focus: 'Holden Street, North Adams, Massachusetts, July 13, 1974' by Joel Sternfeld; Artist's Choice: quotes from Louis Sullivan, Witter Bynner, Chang Chi, William Shakespeare and anonymous; Artist's Writings: 'The Fractal Geometry of Experience', 'Photography and Architecture', 'The Nature of Photographs' (extract).
Michael Fried is Professor of Humanities and Art History at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. An art historian, poet and critic, he is a regular contributor to Artforum, and his books include 'Absorption and Theatricality: Painting and Beholder in the Age of Diderot' (1980), 'Manet's Modernism: or, The Face of Painting in the 1860s' (1996) and the collection 'Art and Objecthood' (1998), which includes his seminal 1967 essay of the same name.Christy Lange is writer and critic based in Berlin, as well as Assistant Editor at Frieze.Joel Sternfeld is a photographer whose acclaimed images explore the contradictory landscapes of American society with wit and sensitivity. His numerous books include 'American Prospects' (1987), 'On This Site: Landscape in Memoriam' (1997) and 'Sweet Earth: Experimental Utopias in America' (2005). He teaches photography at Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, New York.
'fascinating' Metro, 27 March 2008 'One of the most remarkable, yet understated imagists of modern photography - Shore's skill at capturing mundane scenes and transforming them into crisp, fascinating images is unparalleled.' Gay Times, April 2008