William Eggleston and the Color Tradition (October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, (Los Angeles), October 26, 1999 to January 30, 2000
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William Eggleston (American, born 1939)
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (Place depicted)
negative about 1970; print 1980
Dye imbibition print
44.4 x 29.1 cm (17 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)
© Eggleston Artistic Trust
Gift of Caldecot Chubb
Clear plastic bags of trash piled up on a painted brick walk silently raise issues of consumerism and waste in contemporary American culture. William Eggleston included this graphic depiction, nagging yet not unattractive, in his 1980 portfolio Troubled Waters.