The drama of life rarely unfolds in majestic settings. Instead, nondescript spaces are more often the stage upon which one's life is lived. What Christine Welch sees as these "sometimes modest, sometimes sterile, sometimes pretentious rooms" are often dismissed or overlooked by their occupants, even when transformative encounters and events occur within their walls. "Commonplace," a powerful new work of photography, provokes greater appreciation for these common spaces of everyday American life, as it captures their quiet ...

Commonplace 2004, Center for American Places, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781930066212

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