© 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

SCREENINGS

2008

Whitney Museum of Art
New York
United States

2009

County Museum of Art: Opening Screening and exhibition screening
Los Angeles
United States

2009

Art Institute Chicago: Opening Screening and exhibition screening
Chicago
United States

2009

Corcoran Gallery: Opening Screening and exhibition screening
Washington
United States

2009

Haus der Kunst: Opening Screening and exhibition screening
Munich
Germany

2014

Deichtorhallen: Screening related to the exhibition "100 years of Leica"
Hamburg
Germany
GALLERY