Dave Shubert


The son of a military man and an English mod, photographer Dave Schubert was always drawn to anti-authoritarian subcultures. As a teenager, he started writing graffiti after watching The Warriors and skipping school to head up to New York City, where he began his career photographing the underground skate scene at the Brooklyn Banks. In the early 1990s, he moved to San Francisco to go to school and returned to the art of street photography. During this time he became one of the primary documentarians of the burgeoning group of artists known as The Mission School. His portraits of these artists and the surrounding scene have become legendary within the culture. Dave Schubert was interviewed on May 22, 2005 in San Francisco, CA.

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14 min.


San Francisco, CA


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