About This Artwork

William Eggleston
American, born 1939

Halloween, Morton, Mississippi, 1970

Dye imbibition print
30.3 x 45.1 cm (image); 40.3 x 50.8 cm (paper)
Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, lowr left, in graphite: "Wm [m underlined] Eggleston 1970 / #101"

Restricted gift of the Society for Contemporary Art, 1979.446

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "American Photography in the 1970s," February 3-March 25, 1979.

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Color Photographs in the Collection," April 19-June 22, 1980.

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "When Color Was New," February 24–April 29, 2007. (Katherine Bussard)

New York, New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, "William Eggleston: Democratic Camera, Photographs and Video, 1961–2008," November 7, 2008–January 25, 2009; Haus der Kunst München, Munich, February 20–May 17, 2009; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., June 20–September 20, 2009; Art Institute of Chicago, February 27–May 23, 2010 (Katherine Bussard); and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, October 31, 2010–January 16, 2011. (Chicago and Los Angeles only)

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Milwaukee Art Museum, "Color Rush: 75 Years of Color Photography in America," February 22-May 19, 2013. (Katherine A. Bussard and Lisa Hostetler)

Publication History

Bussard, Katherine A. and Lisa Hostetler. 2013. "Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman." Exh. cat. Milwaukee Art Museum/Aperture. p. 174.




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