London’s David Zwirner gallery recently opened the doors to “2 ¼”, a new exhibition spotlighting the work of legendary American photographer William Eggleston. The series of square format images were taken in California and the Deep South during the 1970s and blur the line between landscape and portraiture.
The photographs feature everyday scenes of individuals, cars, parking lots and local stores and businesses, which the gallery describes as speaking “to the uniformity of postwar material culture while revealing the distinct character and idiosyncrasies of the people and places that populate the American landscape.”
Take a look around “2 ¼” in the gallery above. The series of photographs is on display at David Zwirner in London until June 1.
In other art news, go inside Nike & Steven Harrington’s “Magic Hour” exhibition.
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Opening Thursday, April 11, from 6–8 PM is a solo exhibition featuring square-format color photographs by the American photographer #WilliamEggleston from the series ‘2¼.’ The individuals, cars, parking lots, and local stores and businesses that the artist depicts in the series reveal the distinct character and idiosyncrasies of the people and places that populate the American landscape. Eggleston will sign books on the first floor of the London gallery on Friday, April 12, from 2–4 PM. Please note that the artist will be signing one book per visitor; email Tom at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm attendance. … Pictured: William Eggleston, Untitled, c. 1977 #DavidZwirnerLondon #London #DavidZwirner
David Zwirner Gallery
24 Grafton Street