Example sentences for: stieglitz

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  • Under the proprietary leadership of the photographer and all-around impresario Alfred Stieglitz, the group had called itself Photo-Secession, which sounded radical and daring, but Stieglitz was so obsessed with achieving artistic legitimacy that the group's work restricted itself to counterfeiting the effects of drawing and painting.

  • One was around 1915, when Paul Strand, Morton Schamberg, and Charles Sheeler rejected the gauzy pictorialism of Alfred Stieglitz for a cubist-inspired photography that also had a documentary purpose.

  • There are photographs by Alfred Stieglitz and Paul Strand and Alvin Langdon Coburn and Margaret Bourke-White, paintings by Edward Hopper and Stuart Davis and Andy Warhol, scale models of Rockefeller Center (which Lewis Mumford originally hated) and the Seagram Building (which everybody originally hated), drawings by Reginald Marsh, comic strips by Will Eisner, and a bolero jacket by Charles James.

  • But the photographs, especially the photographs of buildings--Coburn's Flat-Iron Building, Stieglitz's Singer Building, Bourke-White's Chrysler Building--are as grand as ever.


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