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William Eggleston biography

Date of birth : 1939-07-27
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 0000-00-00
Credited as : photographer, museum of art, exhibitions

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William Eggleston is a well known American photographer, born in Memphis, Tennessee. He is widely credited with increasing recognition for color photography as a legitimate artistic medium to display in art galleries.

William attended Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN; Delta State; while took college in Cleveland, MS; University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.

His work came to public attention in the 1970s when it was featured in several exhibitions, notably in 1976 when his one-man show William Eggleston’s Guide was held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

1974 Jefferson Place Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1975 Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1976 Photographs by William Eggleston, The Museum of Modern Art, New
York, NY. Traveled to Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Santa Barbara
Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA; Fredrick Wright Art Galleries,
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; Reed College,
Portland, OR; Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Photographs by William Eggleston, Grapestake Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1977 Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, TN
William Eggleston: Color Photographs 1966-1977, Castelli Graphics/Leo
Castelli, New York, NYCastelli, New York, NY
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
Lunn Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Election Eve, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1978 Election Eve, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX
William Eggleston: Color Photographs, Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago, IL
William Eggleston: Photographs, Lunn Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1979 Photographer’s Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Volkhochschule, Berlin, Germany
1980 Troubled Waters, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY
Eggleston, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1981 William Eggleston: Photographs 1967-1978, Light Gallery, New York, NY
1982 William Eggleston: 5 Projects, Lunn Gallery, Washington, D.C.
William Eggleston: Troubled Waters, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1983 William Eggleston: Color Photographs from the American South, Victoria
and Albert Museum, London, England. Traveled to Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, England
Werkstatt für Photographie, Berlin, Germany
Kenia, Fotogalerie im Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
William Eggleston: Recent Color Photographs, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1984 William Eggleston: Dye Transfer Photographs of Elvis Presley’s Home,
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
Photographs of Graceland, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
William Eggleston’s Graceland, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Traveled to Birmingham Museum, Birmingham, AL; James Corcoran
Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, CO
Graceland and the South, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1985 Recent Color Photographs, Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA
Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
William Eggleston, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
New Works from the Tennessee Project, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, TX William Eggleston, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Bill Eggleston: New Orleans Project, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
William Eggleston: Photographs from Miami, Day Vista Photography
Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, FL
1986 William Eggleston’s Early Black and White Photography, Memphis Brooks
Museum, Memphis, TN
William Eggleston, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1987 Southern Texas Museum, Austin, TX
Eggleston’s Egypt, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
Traveled to Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
William Eggleston’s Guide, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
William Eggleston, Pace/MacGill, New York, NY
1988 Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1989 Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Oxford University Museum, Oxford, MS
1990 William Eggleston: The Democratic Forest, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
1992 Ancient and Modern, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England. Traveled to
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark; Museum
Folkwang, Essen, Germany; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland
William Eggleston: First Color 1967-1972, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
1993 William Eggleston, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY
William Eggleston, Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN
1994 From Graceland to Wasteland, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY
Th.e., Naples, Italy
Scarabb Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Kurts Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN
1995 Four Portfolios, Art Museum of University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
Shiraishi Contemporary Art, Inc, Yokohama, Japan
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
1997 10.D.70.V1 and 10.D.70.V2, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NYWilliam Eggleston: Pictures from Eve’s Bayou, Gallery of Contemporary
Photography, Santa Monica, CA
1998 William Eggleston, 213 – Marion de Beaupré, Paris, France
William Eggleston: Morals of Vision, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
Pictures from Eve’s Bayou, Ledbetter Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
William Eggleston, Southside Gallery, Oxford, MS
1999 Cadillac, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY
William Eggleston: Photographs 1966-1971, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY
William Eggleston: In Color, 1966-1996, Gallery of Contemporary
Photography, Santa Monica, CA
William Eggleston: 1998 Hasselblad Award Winner, Hasselblad Center,
Göteborg, Sweden. Traveled to Bilbao, Spain
Eggleston 70/90, Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Santa Monica, CA
2000 William Eggleston el color como lenguaje, Fotoseptiembre Internacional, Mexico City, Mexico
William Eggleston, Gallery Hue-Williams Michael Fine Art, London, England
2001 William Eggleston, Recent Work, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
William Eggleston, Photoespana, Madrid, Spain
Snapshots from Life, Photographs by William Eggleston, The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
William Eggleston, Foundation Cartier, Paris. Traveled to Hayward
Gallery, London, England
Mostly California Desert Pictures 1999-2001, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
William Eggleston, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY
2002 William Eggleston: Los Alamos, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany.
Traveling to Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serravles, Portugal;
National Museum for Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway; Louisiana
Museum of Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; Albertina, Vienna, Austria; San
Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
2004 William Eggleston, Precolor, Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY
William Eggleston, Dust Bells, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2005 Nightclub Portraits, 1973, Cheim & Read, New York, NYSELECTED GROUP

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