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Generation Shift/ Generation Rift

William Eggleston:UNTITLED [MEMPHIS], 1970Vintage Dye Transfer Print, 16" x 20" (40.6 x 50.8 cm), Edition of 20© Eggleston Artistic Trust, Courtesy of Cheim & Read, New York, NY

William Eggleston: UNTITLED (MEMPHIS), 1970, Vintage Dye Transfer Print, 16" x 20", Ed of 20, (c) Eggleston Artistic Trust, Courtesy of Cheim and Read, NY, NY

In the 1970’s, new approaches to image making challenged the long held notion that painting was the highest form of visual expression.  Many critics suggested that painting no longer had the ability to effectively communicate or hold a meaningful message.  Pronouncements about the death … Continue reading »

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