2013 Sony World Photography Awards: Outstanding Contribution to Photography

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© Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

© Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

The World Photography Organisation has announced that William Eggleston will be honoured as the recipient of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards’ Outstanding Contribution to Photography award. Eggleston is considered the pioneer of colour photography and the personal documentary style, and his images depict “beauty in the everyday.” Some of Eggleston’s work will be exhibited at Someset House in London during the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards Exhibition from April 26 to May 12.

© Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

© Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

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