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Through the Female Lens: Gertrude Käsebier’s Indians

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

Art History

Georgia O’Keeffe

1887-1986

The art of Georgia O’Keefe is among the most well-known in America, as is the artist herself.  She is one of America’s best-loved and most celebrated artists and icons. 398 more words

From Real to Reel: Still Photographers in the Movies - Alfred Stieglitz

This is my fourth in a series on real life photographers as portrayed in the movies. Here we take a look at Alfred Stieglitz.

Today, photography is recognized as an art form. 2,170 more words

Photography

Fetish

To dare a fetish,
he ceded faith to a stalk–
Venus infers loss.
(Photo by Alfred Steiglitz)
John Biscello

Famous Photographer Quote #0392

“It is not art in the professionalized sense about which I care, but that which is created sacredly, as a result of a deep inner experience, with all of oneself, and that becomes ‘art’ in time.”

Alfred Stieglitz

Photography

Georgia

The fingers,
shroud and baffling,
in temper and Sphinx,
the hands,
workmanlike,
choreographing
majesty
in sync
with the eyes
which saw
and praised, in rapture, 11 more words
John Biscello