Posts Tagged ‘William Eggleston’

Familiar Landscapes in Photos at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

“Terra Firma” is summertime filler—two small rooms of landscape photographs from the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s vaults. But in the dog days of August, filler can fit the mood perfectly.
This hodgepodge of an exhibition features characteristic landscape works by a range of photographic giants, including Carleton Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, William Henry Jackson, Timothy O’Sullivan (whose [...]

“Mexico: Expected/Unexpected” at American University Museum, Reviewed

American University’s current show, "Mexico: Expected/Unexpected," certainly contains an unexpected array of artists: Ana Mendieta, Gordon Matta-Clark, William Eggleston, Doug Aitken, John Baldessari, and Ed Ruscha. Notice: They're not Mexican.
But don't be alarmed just yet, because there are Mexican voices throughout this exhibition, curated by Carlos Basauldo (it first showed at the Maison Rouge in Paris). He culled [...]

Arts in Review: The Most Memorable Images of 2009

William Eggleston, "Untitled, 1973": While too many of the images in the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s retrospective of the famed Southern photographer were banal, his image of the corrugated-metal roof of a peach stand presented the perfect mix of down-home informality and ethereal beauty.

Charles Negre, "Chartres Cathedral, South Transept": This photogravure from the 1850s, exhibited [...]

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