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

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