Joel Sternfeld | the artist
The artist Joel Sternfeld
Born 1944, , USA.
Lives and works in New York, .
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So much of life is lived in the moments between "events," the dawdling before "important" occurrences — in the anticipation, or the dread. Joel Sternfeld knows this phenomenon, knows how to take its picture.
Color photography entered the mass market in 1936 when Agfa and Kodak introduced tripack film. For decades, everyone claimed the medium had no significance as an art form until a few pioneers of color photography disproved this in the 1970s. Stephen Shore and William Eggleston were the most prominent representatives…
Works in Fotomuseum Winterthur
Its been very fashionable to focus on the weakness and the banality of America, but what I wanted to say is that its also a very exciting and fascinating place.