Reviews

★★★★★
“Two great pleasures result: seeing again images that are among the most resonant and eternally fascinating photographs ever made — like revisiting favourite songs — and encountering new, unexpected gems.”
Evening Standard, 19 July 2016
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★★★★★
“You have to see Eggleston’s work edited in this way. And you have to see his photos in the flesh... If I could give it six stars, I would.”
Time Out, 19 July 2016
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★★★★★
“Eggleston never diminishes what he sees but somehow enlarges both the momentous and the trivial... It is all there. What a great show.”
Guardian, 20 July 2016
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★★★★
“Eggleston is essentially a storyteller, and the best images in this show aren’t so much portraits as passages in a lifetime’s narrative about a people, a culture and a place.”
Daily Telegraph, 20 July 2016
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“The more you move among these pictures, shifting back and forth between them, the more your sense of American life deepens and expands by the moment.”
Observer
, 24 July 2016
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“By focusing only on Eggleston’s pictures of people, 100 of which feature in the show, it cuts against the grain of previous retrospective exhibitions to cast new light on his life and work. Indeed, this is Eggleston’s very intimate world as it has never been seen before.”
Financial Times
, 27 July 2016
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★★★★★
“In their open endness and generosity for interpretation Eggleston’s portraits stay with you long after you leave the NPG.”
The Independent
, 27 July 2016
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