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William Eggleston: Democratic Camera; Photographs and Video, 1961-2008

Sussman, Elisabeth;Weski, Thomas

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ISBN 10: 0300126212 / ISBN 13: 9780300126211
Published by New York, New York, U.S.A.: Whitney Museum of Art, 2008
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Oversized hardcover with DJ. 304 pages. Color reproductions of Eggleston's work. Signed by William Eggleston on the title page. Very good condition inside and out. This is a heavy book; international shipping will cost more. Bookseller Inventory # Fred-W920

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Title: William Eggleston: Democratic Camera; ...

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Whitney Museum of Art

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Elvis’s Graceland, a freezer stuffed with food, a Gulf gasoline sign standing in a deserted rural landscape these are only a few of the iconic images captured by the democratic camera” of photographer William Eggleston. Not only has he drawn upon images so telling of American culture, he has produced them with an intensity and balance of color that have helped elevate the entire field of color photography to a fine art, especially since his 1976 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art.

 

Drawing together Eggleston’s famous and lesser-known works, this lavishly illustrated catalogue is the first to examine both his photography and videos. Of particular relevance are his black-and-white images from the late 1950s and 1960s, which helped shape his color photography, as well as the relationship between his provocative video recordings of 1970s Memphis nightlife and his later work. Included are reproductions of newly restored prints, executed specifically for the exhibition.

 

Filled with new and challenging contributions to scholarship and accompanying the first major U.S. survey of his work, this catalogue will prove the standard reference for Eggleston’s photographs for years to come.

 

About the Author:

Elisabeth Sussman is curator and Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, and editor of Gordon Matta-Clark: You Are the Measure.” Thomas Weski is chief curator of the Haus der Kunst, Munich. Tina Kukielski is senior curatorial assistant, Whitney Museum of American Art. Stanley Booth is an independent music critic and writer. Donna De Salvo is chief curator and associate director of programs, Whitney Museum of American Art, and coeditor of Lawrence Weiner: AS FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE.

 

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