William Eggleston has been added to The International Photography Hall of Fame in recognition of his pioneering work in color photography. The Hall of Fame is reserved for "photographers or photography industry visionaries who demonstrate the artistry, passion, and revolution of the past and present craft of photography."
An exhibition of works by the 2017 inductees to the Hall of Fame is on view through February 10, 2018.
Founded in 1965, The International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Louis is dedicated to notable contributors to the field of photography and to preserving historic photographs and cameras.
Image: William Eggleston, Untitled, 1973 (detail), part of the Chromes series.