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Born on this day - Alfred Stieglitz

‘Wherever there is light, one can photograph.’

Alfred Stieglitz (American photographer and modern art promoter) – January 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946.


Alfred Stieglitz: Sexism at the Heart of Modern Art?

On the 1st of January 1864, seminal photographer Alfred Stieglitz was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. Modern art historians believe that the equally prolific editor and art dealer did more than anyone else to bring European avant-garde art to the American public during the first two decades of the 20th century. 823 more words


Georgia O’Keeffe as artist, model, and designer at Peabody Essex Museum

Shelley A. Sackett

DECEMBER 28, 2017 – SALEM – Few people outside academia realize that Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986), the iconic artist famous for paintings of enlarged flowers and New Mexico landscapes, was an accomplished seamstress who lavished as much creative juice on her self-presentation as on her work. 646 more words


Georgia O'Keeffe by Mari Mahr

Mari Mahr is a brilliant artist of Hungarian origin who divides her time between London and Berlin.  Too gentle a person ever really to push herself forward, Mahr has had the kind of career which is faultless, but not really very visible.  598 more words


Snow ...

Snow … reminds me of a documentary that I featured here back in 2012:

Absorbing. Uplifting. Beautiful. A pleasure to be shared. A gift for all seasons. 128 more words


Alfred Stieglitz

My past posts have focused on the history and development of photography and photographic processes. I have included biographical details about the inventors, scientists, and entrepreneurs who advanced photography and facilitated its rise to popularity. 679 more words

Happy Birthday Georgia O'Keeffe

Today we celebrate the life of Georgia O’Keeffe!  She was an American artist, most famous for her abstract paintings of flowers, bones, and natural landscapes. She herself was a force of nature as well, leaving an imprint and legacy not easily forgotten. 879 more words

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