Victoria Miro Gallery

Mr. Eggleston is a child of the American South.

William Eggleston's 21st Century, Victoria Miro Galley, Wharf Road, Islington, N1

He was born in Memphis in 1939 and spent part of his childhood living with grandparents on a Mississippi cotton plantation.

William Eggleston's 21st Century, Victoria Miro Gallery, Wharf Road, Islington, N1

His family was moneyed gentry; he has never had to work for a living

William Eggleston's 21st Century, Victoria Miro Gallery, Wharf Road, Islington, N1

From Holland Cotter’s Old South Meets New, in Living Color, The New York Times (November 2008)

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