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101 Quick and Easy Ideas Taken from the Master Photographers of the Twentieth Century by Matthew Bamberg

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Chapter 35. Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946)

Alfred Stieglitz was born in Hoboken, New Jersey. His parents took him to Berlin when he was a teenager. There he studied photochemistry and began taking pictures of the European countryside. After 10 years in Europe, he returned to the United States, where he advocated for photography to become associated with the arts through his work as editor of Amateur Photographer magazine and later through the Camera Club of New York.

Not enamored with the conservative views of the Camera Club of New York, Stieglitz started his own club, the Photo Secession. Stieglitz raised the profile of photography so that it could be considered art through his writings in the magazine Camera Club.

Stieglitz opened a gallery in ...

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