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William Eggleston    (American, 1939)

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1939 Born in Memphis, TN
1967 Goes to New York and meets Garry Winogrand, Lee Friedlander and Diane Arbus.
1967 Presents his work to John Szarkowski at the Museum of Modern Art, New York
1974 Recieves a Guggenheim Fellowship
1974 Appointed Lecturer in Visiual and Environmental Studies at The Carpenter center, Harvard University
1975 Recieves a National Endowment for the Arts Photographer's Fellowship
1978 Appointed Reasearcher in Color Videa at Massachusetts Institute of Technology at the invitation of Richard Leacock
1989 Accepts one of 54 Master Photographers of 1960-1979 awards from Photographic Society of Japan.
1996 Recieves the University of Memphis Distinguished Achievement Award
2003 Accepts Gold medal for Photography from National Arts Club, New York
2004 Receives the Getty Images Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Center of Photography (ICP) Infinity Awards
2004 Accepts Photoespana Award
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Delta State College, Cleveland, MS
University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Lives and works in Memphis, TN

2013 At War with the Obvious: Photographs by William Eggleston, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (solo)
2011 Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
2010 William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
2010 William Eggleston: American Photographer, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2010 21st Century, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England (solo)
2010 21st Century, Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)
2009 Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France (solo)
2009 William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961-2008, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (solo)
2009 William Eggleston: Democratic Camera. Photographs an Video. 1958-2008, Haus der Kunst, München, Germany
2009 William Eggleston - David Lynch. Fotografien, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, München, Germany
2008 Hasselblad Center, Goteborg
2008 The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
2008 Color Portraits–1974, Photology, Milan, Italy (solo)
2008 Democratic Camera, Photographs and Videos 1961 – 2008, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2008 L'oeil démocratique, Centre de Photographie de Lectoure, Lectoure, France (solo)
2007 Color Portraits–1974, Studio Trisorio, Naples, Italy; Studio Trisorio, Rome, Italy; Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
2007 Portfolios, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (solo)
2007 Cadillac Portfolio, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin (solo)
2007 MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, Vigo
2007 Stephen Daiter Gallery, Chicago
2007 Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2007 Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis (solo)
2006 William Eggleston, Camera Work AG, Berlin (solo)
2006 The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2006 Spirit of Dunkerque, Lieu d'Art et d'Action Contemporaine, Dunkerque, France (solo)
2006 Nightclub Portraits, 1973, galerie du jour agnès b., Paris, France (solo)
2006 Stranded in Canton, Xavier Hufkens, Brusells, Belgium (solo)
2005 William Eggleston, Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, TX (solo)
2005 BA-CA Kunstforum Wien, Vienna
2005 Nightclub Portraits, 1973, Cheim & Read, New York City (solo)
2005 Albertina, Vienna (solo)
2004 Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humblebaek (solo)
2004 Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2004 Dust Bells, and the film Stranded in Canton, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England (solo)
2004 William Eggleston, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2004 Louisiana Project. Photographs 1981–82, Galerie Johannes Faber, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2004 William Eggleston Precolor: The Black and White Photographs, 1959–1974, and the film, STRANDED IN CANTON, 1974, Cheim & Read, New York (solo)
2003 Pictures from the Seventies, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2003 Cadillac Portfolio, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL (solo)
2003 Graceland, Galerie Rolf Hengesbach, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2003 William Eggleston: Los Alamos, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2003 William Eggleston Recent Photographs, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris (solo)
2002 Hayward Gallery, London (solo)
2002 Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver
2002 William Eggleston: A Selection of 25 Recent Photographs, Documenta XI, Kassel, Germany (solo)
2002 William Eggleston: Fotografier 1966–75, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway (solo)
2002 William Eggleston: CA 2000–2001, Galerie Monika Spruth, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2002 William Eggleston, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York Project Gallery, NY (solo)
2001 Willliam Eggleston: Mostly California Desert Pictures 1999 – 2001, Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2001 William Eggleston, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France (solo)
2001 William Eggleston, Thomas Zander, Köln, Switzerland (solo)
2001 William Eggleston Recent Work, Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2001 William Eggleston: Recent Work, Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)
2001 White Cube, London
2000 Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover
2000 Cadillac, Michael Hue–Williams, London, England (solo)
2000 William Eggleston and the Color Tradition, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1999 Cadillac: Color Photographs from 1966-71, Cheim & Read, New York, NY (solo)
1999 William Eggleston—1998 Hasselblad Award Winner, Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden (solo)
1999 Dye Transfer Prints, Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1999 Fundacion Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bilbao, Spain (solo)
1999 Eggleston 70/90, The Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1999 P.S.1. Contemporary Art Center, Long Island
1998 Fotomuseum Wintethur, Winterthur
1997 10.D.70. VI. Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997 Eve's Bayou, Gallery of Contemporary Photography, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1995 Four Portfolios. Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, TN (solo)
1994 From Graceland to Wasteland, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1992 Ancient and Modern, Barbican Gallery, London (solo)
1992 William Eggleston. First Color 1967–1972, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York (solo)
1990 Democratic Forest, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1986 William Eggleston's Guide, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1985 William Eggleston's Early Black and White Photography, Memphis Brooks Museum, Memphis, TN (solo)
1985 Recent Color Photographs, Friends of Photography, Carmel, CA (solo)
1985 New Works from Tennessee Project, Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, TX (solo)
1985 William Eggleston. Photographs from Miami, Day Vista Photography Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, FL (solo)
1984 Graceland, Middendorf Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
1984 Graceland and the South, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
1983 William Eggleston: Colour Photographs from the American South, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England (solo)
1981 William Eggleston. Photographs 1967–1978, Light Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1980 Troubled Waters, Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1979 American Photography in the 1970s, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
1978 Election Eve, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas (solo)
1978 Nicholas Nixon & William Eggleston, Cronin Gallery, Houston,Texas (solo)
1977 William Eggleston. Color Photographs 1966–1977, Castelli Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1977 Election Eve, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1977 William Eggleston. Dye Transfer Photographs, Grapesteak Gallery, Washington, DC
1976 Photographs by William Eggleston, Museum of Modern Art, New York
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