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Greatest American Photogropher on Display Now at the Met

Caitlin Horsfield Caitlin Horsfield

William Eggleston is arguably one of the most important American photographers. Check him out for yourself at this fascinating exhibit of his work at the Met.

This month, the Met Museum presents an exhibition of William Eggleston, one of the most iconic and influential living American photographers. Known for his modern approach to color photography, his work focuses on everyday scenes of people and places, focusing especially on the south.

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The exhibition, entitled Los Alamos features a series of 75 prints made between 1965 and 1974 and it is the first time it is being shown in its entirety in New York. Millenials can easily relate to his snapshot approach to photos and to his desire to capture the essence of his generation. The original hipster, William Eggleston’s work popularized colored film photography and will inspire you to get out your camera and snap a few shots this weekend!

 

The exhibition is on until May 28th. Check it out here.

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