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William Eggleston, ‘Untitled (yellow  café)’, 1976/2011, Gagosian Gallery | Artsy

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2. William Eggleston simple shots and his use of colour make his photography amazing #photo #master
from Anatomy of the Self

William Eggleston

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In William Eggleston’s The Democratic Forest: Selected Works, the photographer’s charge to himself seems to be, "Make a picture of nothing at all," the emptiness takes on a special character. Seizing on the blankness as the very thing to see, he joins the poet Wallace Stevens in voyaging through the God-less realms where it is left to the hapless twentieth-century self, embarked on its own idiotic quest, to discern the difference between the “Nothing that is not there and the nothing that…

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from The Independent

Genius in colour: Why William Eggleston is the world’s greatest photographer

William Eggleston. Biloxi,Mississippi, 1972. Eggleston Artistic Trust, courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

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