In 1953, decades before William Eggleston and Stephen Shore established color photography as a serious medium for art photography, Fred Herzog shot his first roll of color film.
His wonderful and remarkable street pictures are the subject of a new monograph called Fred Herzog Photographs, published this month by Douglas and McIntyre.
In recent decades, what has changed the most in Shanghai is the urban “hardware,” from buildings and roads to the public transportation network. The tallest buildings in Shanghai when I was a child were never over 20 floors. Today, projects like Shanghai Tower have over a hundred stories, reaching 500 meters upward.