"These photographs are clearly fixed facts of the real world impartially recorded by the camera, but they are something more as well."
The photographer once stated dryly that the centripetal composition of all of his pictures was based on the Confederate Flag.
Eggleston brought MoMA around eight carousels of slides made around 1970 from which Szarkowski chose seventy-five for the exhibition and, of those, forty-eight for publication in the Guide.
Known for his rich and complex images of the American South, William Eggleston is the godfather of colour photography. Though his images record a particular place at a certain point
At Zenith I (from Wedgwood Blue), 1979/2013 © Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery In the sleek and immaculate setting of the Gagosian Gallery, my childhood and adulthood escapes unexpectedly met each
William Eggleston is one of the most influential and original photographers alive today. A Mississippi aristocrat with a fondness for guns, drink and women, he dragged colour into the world
William Eggleston can’t actually separate himself from his “South”. The “South” is embedded into him so deeply that it has become something of a stamp or a mark. By Doug
“I think of them as parts of a novel I’m doing.” By Walter Hopps, essay from The Hasselblad Award, 1998 These were the first words William Eggleston uttered when I
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Chromes. Photographs by William Eggleston. Steidl, 2011. Cat# ZE662 ISBN-13: 978-3869303116 ASX CHANNEL: WILLIAM EGGLESTON Connect to the ASX world! Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and