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At War with the Obvious: Photographs by William Eggleston
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Add to Calendar 26-02-2013 28-07-2013 15 At War with the Obvious: Photographs by William Eggleston The Met presents the work of this idiosyncratic artist, whose influences are drawn from disparate if surprisingly complementary sources -- from Walker Evans and Henri Cartier-Bresson in photography to Bach and late Baroque music. Many of Eggleston's most recognized photographs are lush studies of the social and physical landscape found in the Mississippi delta region that is his home. From this base, the artist explores the awesome and, at times, the raw visual poetics of the American vernacular. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=130511 Metropolitan Museum of Art true DD/MM/YYYY

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Date: 02/26/13 through 07/28/13
Ages: All Ages
Address: 1000 Fifth Ave. - 212-535-7710
www.metmuseum.org

Description: The Met presents the work of this idiosyncratic artist, whose influences are drawn from disparate if surprisingly complementary sources -- from Walker Evans and Henri Cartier-Bresson in photography to Bach and late Baroque music. Many of Eggleston's most recognized photographs are lush studies of the social and physical landscape found in the Mississippi delta region that is his home. From this base, the artist explores the awesome and, at times, the raw visual poetics of the American vernacular.

Venue Description: Sun.-Thurs., 10am-5:30pm; Fri.-Sat., 10am-9pm. Recommended admission: $25.

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