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Alfred Stieglitz

  1. 1. Alfred Stieglitz . (1934). [online image]. Retrieved on January 26, 2011, from http://academic.evergreen.edu/curricular/summerwork/images/Cunningham,%20Imogen/ Alfred Stieglitz By: Carly Cooper
  2. 2. <ul><li>He was born on January 1, 1864 in Hoboken, New Jersey. </li></ul><ul><li>He was born into a very wealthy family. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1881 his family took him to Germany for schooling. His studies revolved around engineering. </li></ul>Who was Alfred?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Stieglitz, A. (1892). The Terminal. [online image] Retrieved on January 27, 2011 from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/58.577.11 </li></ul>Stieglitz, A. (1907). Steerage . [online image] Retrieved on January 27, 2011 from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/33.43.419 The Terminal Steerage
  4. 4. <ul><li>He spent an undetermined amount of time studying with photo chemist Hermann Vogel. </li></ul><ul><li>He returned to the U.S. in 1890 in which he started shooting his first successful photographs. </li></ul>~~~~~~~
  5. 5. Stieglitz, A. (1915). From the Back Window, 291. [online image] Retrieved on January 27, 2011 from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/49.55.35 Stieglitz, A. (1918). Georgia O’Keeffe. [online image] Retrieved on January 27, 2011 from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1997.61.25 Stieglitz, A. (1921). Georgia O’Keeffe. [online image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1997.61.19 From the Back Window Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe
  6. 6. <ul><li>Alfred Stieglitz is mostly known as being an advocate for the Modernist Movement in the arts, art dealer, publisher, and pretty much the most important photographer of his time. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1887 he won both first and second prizes in the “Holiday Work” competition of the English journal Amateur Photographer . </li></ul>What Did He Do?
  7. 7. Stieglitz, A. (1926). Equivalent. [photo image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/49.55.29 Stieglitz, A. (1932). Looking Northwest from the Shelton. [photo image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/1987.1100.11 Stieglitz, A. (1918). Georgia O’Keefe’s Hands. [online image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://lushlight.tumblr.com/post/706148233/stronder-mudwerks-anneyhall-georgia Equivalent Looking Northwest from the Shelton Georgia O'Keeffe's Hands
  8. 8. <ul><li>Stieglitz believed that photography should be considered a fine art and soon became a leader of photography’s fine-art movement in the United States. </li></ul><ul><li>He helped start a organization called the Photo-secession. This group strived to make photography considered an art form. </li></ul>~~~~~~~
  9. 9. Stieglitz, A. (no date). Paris. Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://daystarvisions.com/Docs/Tuts/Meta/pg1.html Paris
  10. 10. <ul><li>As the year 1905 was coming to an end, Stieglitz opened up the Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession, also known as 291. </li></ul><ul><li>Stieglitz soon became popular in the art world. In 1910, he was offered an entire space in the Albright Gallery of Buffalo, New York to do an exhibition on photography. </li></ul>More on Alfred
  11. 11. Stieglitz, A. (1929). Georgia O’Keeffe. [online image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://www.museumsyndicate.com/item.php?item=5418 Georgia O'Keeffe Stieglitz, A. (1889). Paula Berlin. [online image] Received on January31, 2011 from http://www.geh.org/taschen/htmlsrc15/m197400520040_ful.html Paula, Berlin
  12. 12. <ul><li>In his early 50’s, he dropped the role of being editor, publisher, and gallery proprietor and started photographing the pictures that make him known as a modern artist. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1917, Alfred met the painter and soon-to-be lover, Georgia O’Keeffe. They were married in 1924. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of Alfred’s photographs soon became portraits of O’Keeffe. He also shot a lot of cloud formations, New York skylines, and surroundings of his summer home. </li></ul>~~~~~~~
  13. 13. Stieglitz, A. (1894). Black Forest Peasant Girl . [online image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://www.clarkart.edu/museum/collections/photographs/content.cfm?ID=59&marker=2&start=2 Stieglitz, A. (1918.) Georgia O’Keeffe . [photo image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://schools-wikipedia.org/wp/g/Georgia_O%2527Keeffe.htm Stieglitz, A. (1920). Georgia O’Keeffe . [online image] Retrieved on January 31, 2011 from http://ratneshsaxena.blogspot.com/2008/07/photographic-quote-alfred-stieglitz.html Black Forest Peasant Girl Georgia O'Keeffe Georgia O'Keeffe
  14. 14. <ul><li>He stopped photographing in 1937. </li></ul><ul><li>Stieglitz also continued his efforts to support and exhibit Modernist art. He closed 291 and then opened two additional galleries: the Intimate Gallery and An American Place </li></ul><ul><li>He died in the year 1946. </li></ul>Georgia O'Keeffe
  15. 15. <ul><li>http://www.biography.com/articles/Alfred-Stieglitz-9495147 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/566170/Alfred-Stieglitz </li></ul>Work Cited...

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