Posts Tagged ‘William Eggleston’

The Democracy of Small Things: William Eggleston at RoseGallery

I will never forget the first time I saw a photograph by William Eggleston. It was the Los Alamos exhibition at the SFMoMA; I was sixteen, a time when the only thing I could do to mask the uncertainty I felt about the world was with an all too common teenage bravado. But as I walked through the rooms, every ounce of the know-it-all in[.....]

God’s Eye View

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Clicking through TIME Magazine’s “Most Unforgettable Images” of 2010 feels a bit like watching a missionary slideshow at an Evangelical tent meeting. There are helpless bodies,  flames, sweeping gestures and unsettling blue skies, all tied together in concentric compositions. What’s more, each image seems certain its viewers will  intuitively understand why and[.....]