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Alfred Stieglitz

Stieglitz, Alfred (1864–1946), U.S. photographer and founder of Photo-Secession (1902), an organization dedicated to the promotion of photography as a fine art. His magazine Camera Work (first published in 1903) as well as his gallery “291” helped introduce the work of many avante-garde artists, critics, and photographers. His wife was the painter Georgia O'Keeffe, a frequent subject of his photographic compositions.

See also: Photography.

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