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DAC Collection Artist Information

William Eggleston

American photographer

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Education: Webb School, Bell Buckle, Tennesse; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, ca. 1962; Delta State State College, Cleveland, Mississippi; and University of Mississippi, Oxford. Freelance photographer, Memphis, Tennessee, and Washington, D.C., since 1962 or 1963. Lecturer in Visual and Environmental Studies, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974. Researcher in Color Video, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1978-1979. Recipient: Guggenheim Fellowship, 1974; National Endowment for the Arts Photographer's Fellowship, 1975; and Arts Survey Grant, 1978.

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500030719.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to William Eggleston:

William Eggleston Untitled (Memphis), 2008 (published 2009) Pigment print on Hahnemuhle Baryta paper
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