captured on film
The work of William Eggleston makes an ambiguous impression: someone admires them, someone does not understand them. But be that as it may, his name is inscribed in gold letters in the history of American art photography.
William Eggleston was born in 1939 in Tennessee, USA. Like many of his other famous colleagues, William did not receive a professional education in the field of photography – he turned out to be a talented self-taught person.
William Eggleston began to take an active interest in photography in the 60s, and his debut exhibition was held in 1976. The first pancake turned out to be lumpy – many critics were skeptical of the newcomer, who shot in color. Continue reading