Shaw-Eagle, Joanna, Insight on the News
An exhibit at the National Gallery of Art is the first to tackle the range of contributions of photographer and exhibitor Alfred Stieglitz.
Critics have called Alfred Stieglitz passionate, charismatic, willful and revolutionary. They also have described him as contrary, idiosyncratic, narcissistic and melodramatic. His confrontations with artist Marsden Hartley and photographer Paul Strand, as well as collector Duncan Phillips, are legendary.
Who is the real Alfred Stieglitz, the photographer and arts promoter who almost single-handedly introduced European and American modernism to the United States? Contradictions, as well as accomplishments, seemed to have ruled …
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Publication information: Article title: Stieglitz's Revolution. Contributors: Shaw-Eagle, Joanna - Author. Magazine title: Insight on the News. Volume: 17. Issue: 9 Publication date: March 5, 2001. Page number: 30. © 1999 News World Communications, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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