New Orleans
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© Eggleston Artistic Trust
Gift of Caldecot Chubb

William Eggleston
American, Louisiana, Negative, about 1970; Print, 1980
Dye transfer print
16 x 20 in.

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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.