Did he really say that?
The kind of humor I like is the thing that makes me laugh for five seconds and think for ten minutes = GEORGE CARLIN...Stained glass, engraved glass, frosted glass–give me plain glass = JOHN FOWLES...Music is the mathematics of the gods = PYTHAGORAS...Nothing is more fluid than language = R.L.SWIHART
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Coca Cola Peaches...
...Could have been the name of this Untitled photograph with a basket of click-worthy text
full of data verbatim.
William Eggleston (American, born 1939), Untitled, 1971. Dye-transfer print, 31.1 x 47.7 cm (12 1/4 x 18 3/4 in). The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2012.300) Purchase, Louis V. Bell, Harris Brisbane Dick, Fletcher, and Rogers Funds and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, and Elizabeth S. and Robert J. Fisher Gift, 2012. © Eggleston Artistic Trust
At War with the Obvious is a phrase Memphis-born William Eggleston has used to describe his photography. It is also the name of a current exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
If only all wars were so fraught with wonder.
Mr. Eggleston prefers Untitlement to Entitlement.
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