The 1970’s art world showed the continued influence of movements from the 1960’s such as Minimalism, Post-Minimalism and Performance Art. The Red Ceiling, William Eggleston, Dye transfer print - Art of the Year - 1973.
The 1970’s art world showed the continued influence of movements from the 1960’s such as Minimalism, Post-Minimalism and Performance Art. The mid-70’s brought the return of painting as a serious medium for avant-garde artists. Feminist Art, Land Art and Photorealism also became increasingly prevalent during this era, largely due to evolutions in the broader social and political climates.
The Red Ceiling, William Eggleston, Dye transfer print, 1973.
The Red Ceiling has been described as William Eggleston's "most famous photograph." It is also known as Greenwood, Mississippi, 1973 after the location and year it was taken. The image is widely recognized as the album cover for the Memphis band Big Star’s record, Radio City in 1974. Eggleston considers it among his most challenging and powerful works. A copy of the photograph is held by the J. Paul Getty Museum and another copy is held by the Museum of Modern Art.
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