Q&A: Art Collector Jonathan Sobel Explains His Beef with William Eggleston

April 6, 2012

By David Walker

On Wednesday, photography collector Jonathan Sobel filed suit in federal court in New York against photographer William Eggleston and his artistic trust for selling new digital prints of a number of iconic photographs. The sale took place at Christie’s on March 12, and brought $5.9 million for Eggleston’s trust, which benefits the photographer and his heirs. Sobel claims that eight...

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