Tuesday, October 14, 2014

featured artist | alec soth | b. united states, 1969

USA. 2002. fountain city, wisconsin. sleeping by the mississippi.

“i fell in love with the process of taking pictures, with wandering around finding things. to me it feels like a kind of performance. the picture is a document of that performance.”

"alec soth’s work is rooted in the distinctly american tradition of ‘on-the-road photography’ developed by walker evans, robert frank and stephen shore. from huckleberry finn to easy rider there seems to be a uniquely american desire to travel and chronicle the adventures that consequently ensue..." continued via magnum photos »