Atlanta by William Eggleston (1980s)

The photograph titled “Atlanta” by William Eggleston, taken in the 1980s, captures a then-contemporary cityscape scene. In the image, we see a view of an urban setting with clear signs of development and construction. The foreground prominently features a solitary car on an expanse of roadway, characterized by loops and turns, while traffic cones suggest ongoing construction or roadwork. Behind the car, several large buildings form part of the skyline, with one building standing out because of its wide, reflective glass fa├žade. The image is framed by power lines above and a traffic signal pole that vertically bisects the frame on the left side. The photograph conveys a sense of isolation within the built environment and illustrates the growth or transition of the city during that era.

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