Pioneers of Color

Sunday 28 February 2010

Pioneers of Color at the Edwynn Houk Gallery in New York features the work of three of the great early practioners of color street shooting, Stephen Shore, William Eggleston and, member of in-public, Joel Meyerowitz. The photographs in the show are mixed up so you need to carry a sheet around with you to identify the author of each work.

The show is timed to coincide with the launch by Hatje Cantz of the excellent Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980

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In-Public was set up in 2000 to provide a home for Street Photographers.

Our aim is to promote Street Photography and to continue to explore its possibilities, we are a non commercial collective. All the photographers featured here have been invited to show their work because they have the ability to see the unusual in the everyday and to capture the moment. The pictures remind us that, if we let it, over-familiarity can make us blind to what’s really going on in the world around us.

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