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Alfred Stieglitz - Equivalent

These images are from Alfred Stieglitz’s series “Equivalent”. The photographs, were taken from 1922 to 1935 using Gelatin Silver prints.

Stieglitz chose clouds as his subject matter for a very particular reason, in that he felt that they would be the clearest way to test and exhibit his photographic knowledge/skill. 326 more words


There is none more strikin' than a vintage fashion Steichen

American photographer, painter, art gallery and museum curator, Edward Jean Steichen (March 27, 1879 – March 25, 1973) was the most frequently featured photographer in Alfred Stieglitz’s ground-breaking magazine… 306 more words

Museum Of Modern Art

Days of Art - #45: Clarence H. White

On this day, 8 April, in 1871, Clarence Hudson White was born in small-town Ohio in the United States. White was a teacher and self-taught photographer, but within a few years of his beginning in the art form at age 22, he’d achieved some measure of international fame. 365 more words


Two Poets, Four Hearts: Nickole Brown and Jessica Jacobs

I first met Jessica Jacobs and Nickole Brown at the University of Central Arkansas, for the AIDS Memorial Reading sponsored there by Sibling Rivalry Press and UCA’s Lisa Ference, our host for the evening, who welcomed us warmly. 3,756 more words

A long, loving look at reality : Photography as Prayer

Minor White Archive, Princeton University Art Museum © Trustees of Princeton University

Minor White, Cabbage Hill, Oregon (Grande Ronde Valley), 1941 

This image, dating from the period when Minor White first encountered Stieglitz’s concept of the Equivalent, provides a classic statement of the photograph as metaphor. 1,053 more words

Forget Manhattan: One Artist Pictures the 'Real' New York

It all started when photographer William Meyers walked into a Fifth Avenue bookstore nearly two decades ago. “When I got over to section and glanced through the titles of the books that they had, I realized that they didn’t really mean… 413 more words


Texas (2006)

After Alfred Stieglitz’s cloud photography.

“My cloud photographs are equivalents of my most profound life experience…”