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.

Untitled (Mississippi)

If only all wars were so fraught with wonder.
Mr. Eggleston prefers Untitlement to Entitlement.

Blogger's Note
This page would not have existed were it not
for the daily inspiration of artdaily.com

No comments: