Georgia O’Keeffe lived a long and fruitful life, from 1887 to 1986, dying aged 98. She is, according to the exhibition blurb, a ‘foundational figure within the history of Modernism in the United States’. 2,478 more words
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John Marin (1870-1953, 82)
More derivative than a driver? And narrow: played within a small sandpit?
Big time in own time but not now: eclipsed by his US peers! 1,233 more words
Luzzara, a small town on the banks of the River Po in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy appears to be an unremarkable place but, in 1953, Paul Strand collaborated with the screen writer Cesare Zavattini to photograph it. 1,925 more words
On the 18th of May 1852, leading American pictorialist photographer Gertrude Käsebier was born in Des Moines, Iowa. Artistically trained at the Pratt Institute, then in France and Germany, she started off as a magazine photo-illustrator, opening her own portrait studio on Fifth Avenue in New York at the end of the 19th century. 1,148 more words