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
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Georgia O’Keeffe attended the Art Institute of Chicago from 1905 to 1906. Though brief, O’Keeffe valued the instruction she received during this period. Many, including O’Keeffe herself, have written about the impact this training had on her development as an artist. 301 more words
71 years ago tomorrow PM published Weegee’s story of his encounter with Alfred Stieglitz with words by Weegee and a fraction of the above photo of Stieglitz seated on a cot in An American Place gallery, … 1,785 more words
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
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