Alfred Stieglitz

Stieglitz, Alfred
Publisher: Phaidon
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 128
Measurements: 24.50 x 21.00 cm

An introduction to the work of Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), one of the most important American cultural figures of his day
Documents the evolution of Steiglitz’s style from pictorialism to ‘straight’ photography through a chronological sequence of 55 images
A key figure in the history of photography, Stieglitz’s work was central to America’s acceptance of photography as a serious form of artistic expression
Introductory essay by Graham Clarke outlines the importance of Stieglitz’s position as one of the greatest promoters of the American modernist movement
Includes both iconic images, such as ‘The Steerage’ (1907), and lesser-known work
Picture-by-picture commentary offers insight into individual works and allows casual browsing

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