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William Eggleston
Ancient and Modern
SC, 29 x 26,5 cm., 168 pp.
Jonathan Cape 1992

"William Eggleston is perhaps the most innovative American photographer of the past 50 years whose unique style has transformed the way we look at the world. His influence on our visually led contemporary popular culture is now so pervasive that it goes unnoticed. In fashion shoots and films, advertising and art photography, Eggleston's everyday view of things, initially dismissed by critics in the mid-Seventies, is now the prevalent aesthetic. Put simply, it would be difficult to imagine the world according to David Lynch or Gus Van Sant or Juergen Teller or Sofia Coppola without the world according to William Eggleston. " (Sean O'Hagan, The Observer ) - Introduction by Mark Holborn


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