The Democratic Forest, William Eggleston. Introduction by Eudora Welty. Published by Doubleday, New York, 1989. First American Edition/First printing. 4to up to 12″ tall. 176 pp. With 150 colour plates and an afterword by Eggleston. Grey cloth boards blind stamped title front board; silver spine titles, grey endpapers. Volume is in pristine condition; unclipped dustjacket has light shelf wear and a taped closed tear front bottom flap edge. In an almost autobiographical fashion, Eggleston creates arresting imagery from the details of everyday life from the American South to the Berlin Wall, making use of the objective, dispassionate, or democratic attitudes of the camera lens.
“The godfather of colour photography, William Eggleston, inspired a generation – from David Lynch to Juergen Teller”. Michael Glover, The Independent, April 22, 2013 from an article entitled: “Genius in colour: Why William Eggleston is the world’s greatest photographer.” 002526 $90