© William Eggleston
WILLIAM EGGLESTON – PHOTOGRAPHER
The photographer William Eggleston is a pioneer of colour art photography. His work has influenced countless young artists and filmmakers including David Lynch, Sofia Coppola, Gus van Sant, Dennis Hopper and David Byrne. The film portrays the shy and headstrong autodidact who was born in 1939 in Memphis, Tenessee.
Documentary, 26 min. (2007)
A RH Film, production commissioned by Arte.
Language versions: English, German.
TV showings: arte, BR, BBC
Whitney Museum of Art
Corcoran Gallery: Opening Screening and exhibition screening
Haus der Kunst: Opening Screening and exhibition screening
Art Institute Chicago: Opening Screening and exhibition screening
County Museum of Art: Opening Screening and exhibition screening