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William Eggleston

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

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.24.2014 | 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.

Frieze New York 2014

MutualArt | Posted 07.08.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

This week marks the third year of Frieze New York, the London fair that went head-to-head with the tradition of the Armory Show and took NADA and Pulse with it, subsequently asserting itself as a "fair" contender.

Photographers Forage Through Old Negatives to Find More to Sell

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.01.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Having a long and successful career as an artist sounds pretty good to those who are young and struggling, but there can be downsides.

Photography Lovers, Get Ready To Freak Out

Posted 02.14.2013 | Arts

Aperture's "Photography" exhibition is sort of like "The Breakfast Club" of art shows. Six iconic photographers, each with a wildly different backgrou...

In 2012's Art World, More Lawsuits Than Art

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

It was big money that drove the lawsuits over the most recent art season, but the cases are notable because they ask basic questions, from what is art to who decides where and how it will be sold and displayed.

Looking Straight at the President, the War and Ourselves

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.25.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

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PLAN ForYourArt: September 27-October 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 11.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Today is the opening reception for an exhibition of works by artist William Eggleston. Los Alamos includes 37 large-scale pigment images from Eggleston's Los Alamos series.

Tangled Up In Blue

Posted 09.28.2012 | Arts

In order to pinpoint exactly when color photography became an art form, it would be wise to investigate the early work of William Eggleston. The Missi...

Because an Artist Says So

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.24.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

There are at present two lawsuits by collectors against the artists whose work they have collected, which is unusual in itself, but what may be more unusual is that both legal actions result from decisions the artists made that adversely affected these buyers financially.

Philly Up Close And Personal

Posted 04.20.2012 | Arts

Zoe Strauss was given a camera for her 30th birthday. Even before she had the device, however, Strauss had a vision for a project that would present p...

Do New Limited Editions of Older Images Violate the Spirit of Print Disclosure Laws?

Daniel Grant | Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Is there a moral hazard of artists creating separate limited editions of the same image?

Will the New Clyfford Still Museum Be Forced to Broaden Its Mandate?

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.05.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

It was several years after the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh opened in 1994 that the museum's trustees and administrators knew the institution needed to make a big change.

Haiku Reviews: From Classical Bach To Contemporary Mexican Murals | Los Angeles, Dresden, Long Beach

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature in which invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tradi...

Artillery Magazine Visits LACMA's Eggleston Retrospective

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via: Artillery Magazine) Untitled, n.d., from Los Alamos, 1972-74, Private collection. Seeing a really good Eggleston picture is to be astonished...

William Eggleston: Prince of Melancholy

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Absolutely nothing happens in the world captured in the photos by William Eggleston. But if you take a deep breath, his photos will start to sing to you their irresistible songs.

Move Over Graceland! Memphis to Build William Eggleston Museum

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

"At this writing I have not yet visited Memphis, or northern Mississippi, and thus have no basis for judging how closely the photographs in this book ...

Pioneering Art: Three Retrospectives At LACMA

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Frank

WILLIAM EGGLESTON, Untitled, from Paramount Pictures, 2000, Ink jet print, 30 x 24 inches, (c)Eggleston Artistic Trust, Memphis, courtesy Cheim & Rea...

Art Worth Your Family's Time: December 2010

Sarah Bowman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Three Don't-Miss Art Exhibits and KOTC Movie Picks How we spend our time defines who we are. As the year draws to a close, we know your time is esp...

Current Top Exhibitions in the Western United States

ArtScene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ArtScene

Here are this week's top current exhibitions throughout the Western U.S. as selected by ArtScene and Visual Art Source editors and contributing writers.