William Eggleston: The world’s greatest photographer? Or the worst?




Earlier this month, 73-year-old American photographer William Eggleston traveled to England to receive a Sony World Photography Award and to celebrate the opening of a permanent exhibition of his photographs at the Tate Modern in London. In reporting these two events, art critic Michael Glover of the Independent (UK) titled his article a little breathlessly, “Genius in colour: Why William Eggleston is the world's greatest photographer.”

This may come as a shock to many photographers. I am even willing to bet that most people –…

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via Imaging Resource News Page http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2013/04/25/william-eggleston-the-worlds-greatest-photographer-or-the-worst

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