Headed West

Paul McDonough
From the 1960’s through the 1990’s McDonough made numerous photographic treks, seeking to capture people, animals, architecture, land-and-cityscapes — in short, the American life, pre-internet, pre-cell phone, that was thrumming all around him.
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After leaving Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the city where he was born and raised, Paul McDonough went first to Cambridge, Massachussets and then New York City, where his life as a photographer began in earnest. And while he never tired of New York’s kaleidoscopic street scene, he felt the tug of the west, and of the sprawling, dreaming country that lay between the two coasts.

From the 1960’s through the 1990’s McDonough made numerous photographic treks, seeking to capture people, animals, architecture, land-and-cityscapes — in short, the American life, pre-internet, pre-cell phone, that was thrumming all around him.

As Hilton Als of the New Yorker so aptly put it: “McDonough’s project, it seems to me, is a kind of record of his life as a walker… his pictures are a map of experience, of his consciousness. He is a thinker who looks through the eye of his camera to distinguish truth from reality.”

Several years ago Paul McDonough was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Paul was able to use some of his last moments of clarity to edit this new book alongside his wife Yona and the artist Andrew Borowiec.

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Dimensions 29 x 25 cm
Binding Hardcover
Signed Copy No
Publisher Stanley/Barker
Date Published 2021
ISBN 13 9781913288235
Edition 1st
No. of Pages 120