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  • 1. Alfred Stieglitz ~Ashley Holder ~Photo 2
  • 2. Steiglitz Story Time
    • 1864 – 1946
    • American Photographer
    • Born in New Jersey
    • Married Georgia O'Keeffe (1924)
    • Schooled in Germany as an engineer
    Self-Portrait, 1907. Autochrome. 6 11/16 x 4 11/16 in.
  • 3. Georgia O’Keeffe, 1921. Palladium Print. 5 4/6 x 3 5/8 in.
  • 4. From the Back Window, 291, 1915 . Platinum Print. 9 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.
  • 5. Equivalent, 1926. Gelatin Silver Print. 4 5/8 x 3 5/8 in.
  • 6. Stieglitz Story Time
    • Supported modern American artists and gave notice to 20 th century European modernism
      • An influence displayed in his work
    • Photo-Secession Group (1902)
      • The craftsmanship in photography was the main focus
    • Photography is just as capable of artistic expression as sculpture or painting
    • Changed the view of photography as a medium not only for professionals
  • 7. The Dancing Trees, 1922. Palladium Print. 9 7/16 x 7 ½ in.
  • 8. From My Window at An American Place, North, 1931. Gelatin Silver Print. 9 9/16 x 7 ½ in.
  • 9. Georgia O’Keeffe—Hands, 1917. Satista Print. 8 ½ x 6 ¾ in.
  • 10. Stieglitz Story Time
    • Influenced by Cubism
    • Captured many images from the windows of his home, galleries, and hotels
    • Supported photographers and artists such as:
      • Paul Strand, Charles Sheeler, Edward Steichen, and many more
  • 11. Music—A Sequence of Ten Cloud Photographs, No. VII, 1922. Gelatin Silver Print. 9 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.
  • 12. Poplars—Lake George, 1932. Silver Gelatin Developed-out Print. 9 3/8 x 7 ½ in.
  • 13. Shadows in Lake, 1916. Gelatin Silver Print. 4 7/16 x 3 ½ in.
  • 14. Stieglitz Story Time
    • Always his own man
    • Devoted his time to his art galleries in the final years of his life
      • Anderson Galleries, 1921-25; The Intimate Gallery, 1925-29; An American Place, 1929-46
    • Therefore he hardly photographed for his last decade
    • Lived through two World Wars, the Great Depression and America’s transition into industrialization
  • 15. Songs of the Sky, 1924. Gelatin Silver Print. 4 11/16 x 3 5/8 in.
  • 16. A Criticism of The Flatiron The Flatiron, 1903. Photogravure. 12 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.
  • 17. Description
    • A tree in the foreground with snow b/w the branches
    • More trees covered in snow, benches, snow covered road, and two people on the middle ground
    • A side view of the Flatiron building in the background
  • 18. Analysis
    • Black and white
    • Clear range of value
    • The Flatiron on the left and the tree on the right create balance
    • There’s an emphasis on the tree
    • Strong sense of line
      • The tree in the foreground leads your eye to the building behind it
  • 19. Interpretation
    • Clearly the photo is of the Flatiron, but he chose to capture it from afar
    • Oh hey there is a building in the background
    • An appreciation of the unique structure
      • Different approach than Steichen
  • 20. Judgment
    • This is a successful piece
    • Uses elements and principles to focus the viewer’s eye on the subject
    • Composition did not happen by accident
  • 21. Stieglitz Story Time Review
    • Name one movement that influenced Stieglitz.
      • Answer
    • What group did he form?
      • Answer
    • Who was Alfred Stieglitz’s wife?
      • Answer
  • 22. Citations
    • "Alfred Stieglitz: Equivalent (49.55.29)". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/49.55.29 (October 2006)
    • "Alfred Stieglitz: From the Back Window, 291 (49.55.35)". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/49.55.35 (October 2006)
    • "Alfred Stieglitz: Georgia O'Keeffe (1997.61.19)". In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1997.61.19 (October 2006)
    • &quot;From My Window at An American Place, North - Literature.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=36358&detail=lit>.
    • &quot;Georgia O'Keeffe.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=60150>.
    • &quot;Georgia O'Keeffe--Hands.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=59979>.
  • 23. Citations Cont.
    • Hostetler, Lisa. &quot;Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) and American Photography&quot;. In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History . New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000–. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/stgp/hd_stgp.htm (October 2004)
    • &quot;Music--A Sequence of Ten Cloud Photographs, No. VII.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=35986>.
    • &quot;Poplars--Lake George.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=35880>.
    • &quot;Shadows in Lake.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=35533>.
    • &quot;Songs of the Sky.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=36068>.
    • &quot;The Dancing Trees.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=35627>.
    • &quot;The Flatiron.&quot; National Gallery of Art . Web. 19 Jan. 2011. <http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/tinfo_f?object=35423>.