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“Stieglitz, Steichen, and Strand” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Friday, December 17, 2010

Malcolm Daniel, Curator in Charge of the Metropolitan Museum’s Department of Photographs, discusses three giants of 20th century American photography—Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, and Paul Strand. The exhibition “Stieglitz, Steichen, and Strand,” on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through April 10, presents the diverse and groundbreaking work of these artists, drawn from the museum’s collection.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Georgia O'Keeffe, 1918

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946) 
Platinum print 
11.7 x 9 cm (4 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.) 
Gift of Georgia O'Keeffe, through the generosity of The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation and Jennifer and Joseph Duke, 1997 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Georgia O'Keeffe—Neck, 1921

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946)  
Palladium print 
23.6 x 19.2 cm (9 5/16 x 7 9/16 in.) 
Gift of Georgia O'Keeffe, through the generosity of The Georgia O'Keeffe Foundation and  Jennifer and Joseph Duke, 1997 

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Spiritual America, 1923

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946)  
Gelatin silver print  
11.6 x 9.2 cm (4 9/16 x 3 5/8 in.) 
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949 

 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Looking Northwest from the Shelton, New York, 1932

Alfred Stieglitz (American, 1864–1946) 
Gelatin silver print 
24.2 x 19.2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 9/16 in.) 
Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Flatiron, 1904

Edward Steichen  
(American, born Luxembourg, 1879–1973) 
Gum bichromate over platinum print 
47.8 x 38.4 cm (18 13/16 x 15 1/8 in.)
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Pond – Moonrise, 1904

Edward Steichen  
(American, born Luxembourg, 1879–1973)  
Platinum print with applied color  
39.7 x 48.2 cm. (15 5/8 x 19 in.) 
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Alfred Stieglitz, 1907

Edward Steichen  
(American, born Luxembourg, 1879–1973) 
Autochrome 
23.9 x 18 cm 
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1955 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Balzac, Towards the Light, Midnight, 1908

Edward Steichen  
(American, born Luxembourg, 1879–1973) 
Direct carbon print 
36.5 x 48.2 cm (14 3/8 x 19 in.)  
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bowls, 1916

Paul Strand (American, 1890–1976) 
Silver-platinum print 
33.9 x 25.0 cm (13 3/6 x 9 13/16 in.)
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1949 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Blind, 1916

Paul Strand (American, 1890–1976) 
Platinum print  
34 x 25.7 cm (13 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)  
Alfred Stieglitz Collection, 1933 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Courtesy Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive
Geometric Backyards, New York, 1917

Paul Strand (American, 1890–1976)  
Platinum print 
25.4 x 33.3 cm (10 x 13 1/8 in.) 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Ford Motor Company Collection,
Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Courtesy Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive)
Men of Santa Anna, Michoacan, 1933

Paul Strand (American, 1890–1976)   
printed 1940
Photogravure, 16.1 x 12.7 cm (6 5/16 x 5 in.)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, David Hunter McAlpin Fund, 1940

Guests:

Malcolm Daniel

Comments [1]

O from NY

NO WONDER THE OILS ARE GETTING BORING..SAME ARTIST MENTIONED ALL THE TIMEE....BORINGGGG...THERES A NEW CONCEPT TYPE OF ART THAT HAS TO DO WITH ORGANIC DIMENSIONS..STAY TUNED 4 O.V.M
http://www.curatenyc.org/component/sobi2/?sobi2Task=sobi2Details&catid=3&sobi2Id=292

Dec. 18 2010 02:06 PM

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