William Eggleston

Made in Memphis: William Eggleston's surreal visions of the American south | Art and design | The Guardian

Screen Shot 2016-07-08 at 18.24.37On 25 May 1976, an exhibition opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York that blew apart American photography. Curated by long-term director John Szarkowski, it contained around 75 prints by an artist in his mid-30s based in Memphis, Tennessee, self-taught and barely known outside the in-crowd. His name was William Eggleston.

Source: Made in Memphis: William Eggleston's surreal visions of the American south | Art and design | The Guardian
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