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Untitled (J.A. Kelley & Co. at Night)
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© Eggleston Artistic Trust

William Eggleston
American, about 1970
Chromogenic print
13 1/8 x 19 in.
84.XP.458.23

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Illuminated only by the solitary streetlight that appears as a starburst in the night sky, the J.A. Kelley & Co. building sits bathed in a saturated blue light like the glow from an enormous television. A vague foreboding hangs densely in the unpopulated scene. William Eggleston made the mundane mysterious, transforming an ordinary building by using color, light and mood.