Wikipedia entry
Introduction
William Eggleston (born July 27, 1939) is an American photographer. He is widely credited with increasing recognition for color photography as a legitimate artistic medium. Eggleston's books include William Eggleston's Guide (1976) and The Democratic Forest (1989).
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Q389912
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Introduction
Education: Webb School, Bell Buckle, Tennesse; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, ca. 1962; Delta State State College, Cleveland, Mississippi; and University of Mississippi, Oxford. Freelance photographer, Memphis, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C., since 1962 or 1963. Lecturer in Visual and Environmental Studies, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974. Researcher in Color Video, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1978-1979. Recipient: Guggenheim Fellowship, 1974; National Endowment for the Arts Photographer's Fellowship, 1975; and Arts Survey Grant, 1978.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Lecturer, Photographer, Researcher, Ricercatrice
Name
William Eggleston
Ulan
500030719
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