William Eggleston - Quotes

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Something new always slowly changes right in front of your eyes - it just happens. ---->>>

A lot of my friends were mostly working in black-and-white - people like Lee Friedlander, Diane Arbus, Garry Winogrand, and others. We would exchange prints with each other, and they were always very supportive of what I was doing. ---->>>

I had this notion of what I called a democratic way of looking around, that nothing was more important or less important. ---->>>

You want to make the photograph work in every way possible. Doesn't matter where it is in the world. ---->>>

Black-and-white photography, which I was doing in the very early days, was essentially called art photography and usually consisted of landscapes by people like Ansel Adams and Edward Weston. But photographs by people like Adams didn't interest me. ---->>>

Everything must work in concert. Composition is important, but so are many other things, from content to the way colours work with or against each other. ---->>>

I met and became close with John Szarkowski of the Museum of Modern Art. He was incredibly supportive about me working in color. ---->>>

I work very quickly. I only ever take one picture of one thing. Literally. Never two. ---->>>

I like to think that my works flow like music. That may be one reason I work in large groups versus one picture of one thing; it's the flow of the whole series that counts. ---->>>

I don't think much about the digital world... because I am in the analog world! ---->>>

I'm not particular. I don't have favourite pictures. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 06-27, 1939
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee
Occupation: Photographer

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 to display in art galleries.(wikipedia)