William Eggleston: Los Alamos
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
February 14–May 18, 2018

William Eggleston: Los Alamos at The Metropolitan Museum of Art features a landmark gift to the museum by Jade Lau of the artist's notable portfolio, Los Alamos. The selection comprises 75 dye transfer prints from color negatives taken on trips through the American South between between 1965 and 1974.

This portfolio of works, which has never been shown in its entirety in New York, includes Eggleston's first color photograph; Untitled, Memphis, 1965 shows a young clerk pushing a train of shopping carts at a supermarket in Memphis, Tennessee.

Read a preview of the exhibition in The Cut.

Image: William Eggleston, Untitled, 1965-1974 (detail)