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Is This the Most Important Photograph of the 20th Century?

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

At the time of William Eggleston's exhibition, color was shunned in serious photography circles. Until then photographers used color only for advertising and journalism, and it was widely despised by the mainstream art world of the time.

Why I Can't Forget The Night My Brother Turned 16

Doug Bradley | Posted 03.29.2013 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

Being 16 years old in Philadelphia in the late 1950s had to be one of the coolest things ever, one of those generational defining moments that separate some of us from the rest of us. At least it was for my older brother.

PHOTOS: Untouched Paul Williams Mid-Century For $3.49 Million

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.30.2011 | Los Angeles

For the first time in fifty-two years, this untouched Paul Williams home is on the market for $3.49 million. Built in 1958, the 3,793 square foot res...