Alfred Stieglitz Had A Double Impact On The Evolution Of Modern Art In America As An Audacious And Dedicated Photographer, He Fought For Photography S Acceptance As An Art Form As A Gallery Owner, He Introduced The American Public To The Greatest Artists Of The Period Rodin, Matisse, C Zanne, Picasso, Brancusi, Braque, And Duchamp Owed Their First Exhibitions In America To Stieglitz S Vision And Energy The Large And Elegant Modern Art And America, Organized By Sarah Greenough, Curator Of Photography At The National Gallery Of Art In Washington, Presents Works By Artists Associated With Stieglitz S Galleries, Including The Photographer Himself The First Half Of The Book Describes The Years To , When Stieglitz Used His Gallery As An Intellectual Forum And A Place To Exhibit The Work Of Mostly European Artists The Second Covers To , When He Focused On Promoting American Artists Such As John Marin, Arthur Dove, Paul Strand, And Stieglitz S Partner, Georgia O Keeffe In An Imaginative Re Creation Of History, The Editors Have Gone To Great Lengths To Locate And Illustrate The Actual Paintings, Photos, And Sculptures That Stieglitz Exhibited Essays By Curators At The National Gallery And Others Describe His Relationships With Individual Artists, Successfully Conveying The Intellectual Ferment That He Inspired Modern Art And America, Printed In Italy To The Highest Quality Standards, Is An Exemplary Combination Of Scholarship And Art Book, A Pleasure Both To Look At And To ReadJohn Stevenson
The mission of the National Gallery of Art is to serve the United States of America in a national role by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art, at the highest possible museum and scholarly standards.
- 611 pages
- Modern Art in America: Alfred Stieglitz and His New York Galleries
- U.S. National Gallery of Art
- 16 March 2018 U.S. National Gallery of Art