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Happy 74th Birthday, William Eggleston

Artsy Editorial
Jul 27, 2013 2:52PM

“Often, people ask what I’m photographing. It’s a hard question to answer. And the best that I’ve come up with is I just say, life today.” —William Eggleston [Source]

On this 74th birthday, as the godfather of color photography William Eggleston leans in to blow out his candles, we celebrate with five artists from the New American Color Photography movement, of which Eggleston was a main catalyst.

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Jenna Gribbon, Luncheon on the grass, a recurring dream, 2020. Jenna Gribbon, April studio, parting glance, 2021. Jenna Gribbon, Silver Tongue, 2019