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William Eggleston “Beauty in Ordinary Scenes”

“The MOMA show (1976) is regarded as a watershed moment in the history of photography, by marking “the acceptance of colour photography by the highest validating institution” … Eggleston’s was the first one-person exhibition of colour photographs in the history … Continue reading

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William Eggleston- “Egads! Not in color! Dear. Dear.”

“Thirty years ago photography was art if it was black and white. Color pictures were tacky and cheap, the stuff of cigarette ads and snapshot albums. So in 1976, when William Eggleston had a solo show of full-color snapshotlike photographs … Continue reading

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