Alfred Stieglitz Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 11 pages of information about the life of Alfred Stieglitz.
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"If we are not truthful, we cannot help one another. Where there is no conscience, there can be no art. The goal of the artist is to be truthful and then to share his truthfulness with others." These words from photographer and art patron Alfred Stieglitz served not only as advice to others, but as his own personal motto; he spent a lifetime sharing artistic truth with whoever would take the time to look and listen. Dubbed the father of modern photography for his breakthrough in pictorial photography, he made an art form of what before was considered merely a trade. Through his own pioneering photos, including The Terminal, Winter on Fifth Avenue, Reflections--Night, New York, Steerage, and Equivalents, he established the principles of modern art photography, placing at its center the choice of subject, framing and composition, and tonal effects. As editor and publisher of the American...

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