Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings

Alfred Stieglitz Photographs and Writings Based on the key set of Stieglitz photographs donated by Georgia O Keeffe to the National Gallery of Art in Washington D C in and this collection is a singular treasure The selected plates

  • Title: Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings
  • Author: Alfred Stieglitz
  • ISBN: 9780821225639
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Based on the key set of Stieglitz photographs donated by Georgia O Keeffe to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C in 1949 and 1980, this collection is a singular treasure The selected plates demonstrate the evolution of Stieglitz s photographs and his understanding of the medium Beginning with early works from the turn of the century, the book includes prinBased on the key set of Stieglitz photographs donated by Georgia O Keeffe to the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C in 1949 and 1980, this collection is a singular treasure The selected plates demonstrate the evolution of Stieglitz s photographs and his understanding of the medium Beginning with early works from the turn of the century, the book includes prints from Stieglitz s renowned series of portraits of O Keeffe as well as later photographs of New York City and Lake George, notable for their eloquent simplicity Following the section of seventy three images are selected essays and letters by Stieglitz to friends and fellow artists such as Sherwood Anderson and Ansel Adams This exquisitely printed volume will be welcomed by Stieglitz devotees and anyone who appreciates the fine art of photography.

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    • Alfred Stieglitz

      Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his fifty year career in making photography an accepted art form In addition to his photography, Stieglitz is known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant garde European artists to the U.S He was married to painter Georgia O Keeffe.

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    • Alfred Stieglitz: Photographs and Writings is a lavish large format book originally published by the National Gallery of Art in 1983. It contains a selection of prints from the "key set" donated to the Gallery by Georgia O'Keefe. The seventy-three reproductions are in tritone offset for greater fidelity and are printed on archival paper. My own favorites are the portraits of Duchamp and Picabia and the nude study of Georgia Engelhard. Curiously, there is no reproduction of Stieglitz' most famous [...]


    • A beautiful book, large and handsome, good paper, and photographs from another time taken by a master of the camera equipment that he used. It is doubtful we shall see many of these types of photographs any longer as the equipment is outdated and very expensive to use. Certainly dated now, but nonetheless stunning in themselves. Alfred Stieglitz will most likely be best remembered for what he brought to modern art even though in fact he was a very gifted photographer. He also was involved in a g [...]



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