Election Eve



William Eggleston The Corcoran Museum of Art, 1977. Staple-bound catalog, 16 pages and three tipped-in color plates by Eggleston. From an edition of 2,000, with photographs by William Eggleston, preface by Lloyd Fonvielle, and essay by Jane Livingston. In 1976, Rolling Stone magazine commissioned Eggleston to photograph Plains, Georgia, birthplace and hometown of presidential candidate Jimmy Carter. The project became the first of Eggleston’s books of photographs and the subject of this exhibition of 100 type-c photographs at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, in Washington, D. C., from December 10, 1977 to January 22, 1978.