Like Al Gore and the Internet, William Eggleston is sometimes credited with having "invented" color photography.
at least is how John Szarkowski, the late curator at the Museum of
Modern Art in New York, put it when Szarkowski gave the artist a 1976
solo show at MoMA. Accompanied by the landmark photo book, "William
Eggleston's Guide," the exhibition, "William Eggleston: Democratic
Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008," was nevertheless a milestone,
as the museum's first one-man showcase -- and catalogue -- dedicated to
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