William Eggleston — Eye Colored by Unique Passion

Ardan Michael Blum
Oct 31 · 2 min read

William Eggleston (biography) is credited of turning color photography into an accepted form of art photography.

His images grow on you. Things which appear as “nothing special” grow (usually within a few seconds) into concepts, metaphors and simply great photography:

William Eggleston
William Eggleston
Source: pin
William Eggleston
William Eggleston
Source: pin
William Eggleston
William Eggleston
Source: pin
William Eggleston
William Eggleston
Source: pin
William Eggleston
William Eggleston
Source: pin

The Red Ceiling is one of the best-known works by William Eggleston. It is also known as “Greenwood, Mississippi, 1973” after the location and year it was taken: See full frame view (Warning: Image is NOT office safe).

🔗 See a collection (on Pinterest) of images by amazing William Eggleston

“Nothing becomes weirdly amazing”!

He speaks of never taking things for granted, of how all space works* and counts! And shares how “nothing becomes weirdly amazing”:

“ I had this notion of what I called a democratic way of looking around, that nothing was more or less important.” — William Eggleston

Stranded in Canton

Related: EgglestonTrust.com and The year video art was born

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Swiss born Dachshund lover, with (generally) centrist political views. You will find here: French and English content from Geneva, Palo Alto and beyond.

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Multi-topics posting. Includes: The Divine Comedy, Breugel in Zoom View, Maria Montessori’s Passion, Amazing Rome and More!

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