Painters of Light: Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand
Strickland, Carol, The Christian Science Monitor
Stieglitz, Steichen, And Strand defined photography as art.
Malcolm Daniel, curator of photographs, says the title of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition - "Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand" - "goes to the heart of what this show's about: the interwoven stories" of three friends, colleagues, and pioneers. Call them the Three Musketeers, dueling to win acceptance for a new medium as an art equal to painting.
The exhibition of 115 photographs (most from 1900 to 1920) on view until April 10 has an almost narrative flow. It begins with the trio's ringleader, Alfred Stieglitz (1864-1946), a chief advocate for the Pictorialist masterpieces of his protege Edward …
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Publication information: Article title: Painters of Light: Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand. Contributors: Strickland, Carol - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: February 14, 2011. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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