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William Eggleston Exhibition at Corcoran Gallery of Art, DC

Posted By Administration, Saturday, July 4, 2009
Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013

Like Al Gore and the Internet, William Eggleston is sometimes credited with having "invented" color photography.

That 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 color photography.

Read the complete review in The Washington Post.

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