Alfred Stieglitz Essays

  • Alfred Stieglitz and Gallery 291

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    Alfred Stieglitz and Gallery 291 A Modern Art Revolution Before the Armory Show “Quite a few years ago…there got to be—a place…. The place grew—the place shifted…the place was where this man was…. —Shift—is something that cannot be tied—cannot be pigeonholed. It jumps—it bounds—it glides —it SHIFTS— it must have freedom…. It seems those who do that worth the doing are possessed of good eyes—alive eyes—warm eyes— it seems they radiate a fire within outward. The places they inhabit

  • Alfred Stieglitz: Pictorialism To Modernism

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    influences of on the works of Alfred Stieglitz. The change from pictorialism to modernism began early in his career, the relationships he developed with like-minded artists inspired creativity and enabled Stieglitz to open the eyes of ordinary Americans to the incredible wealth of art being created during the early 20th Century. He gave exposure and opportunities to unknown artists and he made his passion for photography as an art form, in its own right, a reality. Alfred Stieglitz has been described as

  • Alfred Stieglitz Equivalent Essay

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    Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Title Date of Submission Equivalent The equivalent is a series of photographs based on the work of Alfred Stieglitz from 1922 to the thirties. The Equivalents can is a contrast to traditional pictures of the scenery. His artistic form of capturing images was influenced by his personal experiences, and his interpretation of straight photography, which was fundamental in shaping the style of the series. The series includes 337 silver gelatin prints, printed on

  • Georgia O Keeeffe Controversy

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    herself. All four of these people have helped shape O’Keeffe into an iconic figure of sexually charged paintings. Georgia O’Keeffe first came into the lime light after her friend Anita Pollitzer submitted some of O’Keeffe’s works to the famous Alfred Stieglitz (Hoffman 5). Even from these first charcoal drawings, critics noticed

  • Georgia O Keeeffe Biography

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    From that point on, up until his death in 1946, Stieglitz promoted all of O’Keeffe’s art. The two of them immediately moved in together and were even married in 1924. Stieglitz recorded the ups and downs of their relationship and marriage in his now celebrated photographs of O’Keeffe. These photos were taken over the course of twenty years. O’Keeffe was then a new member of what was known as the Stieglitz circle. This allowed her to associate with some of Americas early and

  • Paul Strand

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    (Capa) Hine took his students to Alfred Stieglitz's "Gallery at 291", which had an overwhelming impression on the seventeen-year-old Strand, who later returned to discuss his photographs with Stieglitz. After leaving school Strand started work in the family business, continuing his photography in his spare time.(Encarta) His early work followed the pictorialist model of the photo secession, but further visits to 291 and other galleries, and discussions with Stieglitz meant that Strand was kept up to

  • Georgia OKeefe (includes annotated bibliography)

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    Georgia O’Keefe (word count includes annotated bibliography) Georgia O’Keefe is a famous American painter who painted beautiful flowers and landscapes. But she painted these images in such a way that many people believed she was portraying sexual imagery. “O’Keefe’s depictions of flowers in strict frontality and enlarged to giant scale were entirely original in character . . . the view into the open blossoms evoked an image of the female psyche and invited erotic associations.” (Joachimides 47)

  • Biography of Ansel Easton Adams

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    photography. When Ansel Adams met Alfred Stieglitz in 1933, he was inspired by creative photography. Stieglitz approached to creative photography as stated. I have the desire to photograph. I go out with my camera. I come across something that excited me emotionally, spiritually, aesthetically. I see the photograph in my mind’s eye and I compose and expose the negative. I give you the print as the equivalent of what I saw and felt. Ansel Adams thought that Stieglitz explanation about photography was

  • Marianne Moore's Life

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    Chatham, New Jersey, to live with her brother, who was a Presbyterian minister. When he joined the Navy in 1918 Moore and her mother moved to Manhattan. It was at this time that she became friendly with other artists such as Alfred Kreymborg, photographer Alfred Stieglitz, poets Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams. H.D., T.S. Eliot, and Ezra Pound also esteemed her. In 1920 Moore’s work began to appear in the distinguished pro-modernist magazine, the Dial. From 1921 until 1925 Moore worked

  • Similarities Between Doretha Lange And Alfred Stieglitz

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    citizens within the society of the suffering. Alfred Stieglitz was an American photographer and modern art promoter. Alfred Stieglitz was very instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an accepted art form (The Art Story). Unlike Doretha Lange, Alfred Stieglitz tried making photography an art. Alfred Stieglitz once said that photography was not just about the subject of the picture, but the manipulation

  • Jan Lauschmann Biography

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    Jan Lauschmann, born in 1901 in Roudnice nad Labem and died in 1991 in Brno, was a renowned Czech photographer and scientist. Firstly interested in the medium of photography as a young boy, Lauschmann decided to pursue the career as a chemical engineer, later also lecturing at the University of Technology (1949-51), University of Defence in Brno (1951-63), and University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague (1964-76), where he focused his research on photographic technology. In the meanwhile, Lauschmann

  • Literary Analysis Of 'Tears, Idle Tears'

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    urges and manifests itself biologically into a chemical high in the brain as a reward if it can be found. The lack of this natural intoxication can induce depression, amongst other side effects commonly found in substance abuse. When Lord Tennyson Alfred wrote “Tears, Idle Tears”, he composed a series of metaphors indicative of the aforementioned withdraw symptoms suffered by love. The poem suggests that he found a love that moved on through either death, or by estrangement of another means and the

  • Dylan Thomas 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night'

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    us change how we feel about a particular subject or even alter our view on the outside world. However, it is ultimately up to the individual on how they react to these forces. Human literature reflects this very idea, and three prime examples are Alfred Tennyson, D.H. Lawrence, and Dylan Thomas. In his poem “The Lady of Shalott”, Lord Tennyson writes about a woman who aspires to leave her isolated island due to how she views life outside her prison. In D.H. Lawrence’s short story “The Rocking Horse

  • Why Is It Better To Have Loved And Lost In Flowers For Algernon

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    The famous quote from Alfred Lord Tennyson, “'tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” is particularly relevant to the story “Flowers for Algernon.” Charlie Gordon is a 37 year old man with an I.Q. of 68 his one goal in life was to become smarter so he could be normal. This chance comes to him as he is selected to undergo an operation that should in theory increase his intelligence. This procedure has already been performed on multiplies animals most notably on a mouse named

  • How Is Love Presented In The Lady Of Shalott

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    People tend to go to absurd limits for love, especially when it is forbidden. Love is one of the most desired emotions because it gives people the feeling of being complete. To love and be loved is the ultimate goal for most people because they desire a companion to go through life with. Being lonely and desiring an unattainable love like what is represented in “The Lady Of Shalott” can cause someone to go mad and ultimately dive into the deeper end of things which leads to a path of temptation.

  • Analysis Of The Poem Tears Idle Tears

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    Maya Savoie-O'Hara Tears, Idle Tears Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote the poem Tears, Idle Tears explaining his hardships and heartbreak. In this poem, he is talking about a loved one leaving him and a controlling relationship. I know this because he keeps reflecting on the past, he also talks a lot about love and lost happiness. My first reason that he is talking about heartbreak is that he does a lot of reflecting and comparing of the past and present. This shows that he is nostalgic about what

  • What Is The Mood Of The Lady Of Shalott

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    “The Lady of Shalott” is one of Alfred Lord Tennyson’s more famous ballads. An English poet, his work generally consisted of Arthurian subject matter based on medieval stories. With an 1833 and an 1842 version, the second is most commonly known. “The Lady of Shalott” is by far my favorite of Tennyson’s poems. Through its use of an intriguing conflict, imagery, unusual vocabulary, and rhyme and repetition, “The Lady of Shalott” is both entertaining and memorable for the reader. In the poem, a young

  • Spike Lee Kevin Smith and Alfred Hitchcock as Film Auteurs

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    Spike Lee Kevin Smith and Alfred Hitchcock as Film Auteurs In the film industry, there are directors who merely take someone else’s vision and express it in their own way on film, then there are those who take their own visions and use any means necessary to express their visions on film. The latter of these two types of directors are called auteurs. Not only do auteurs write the scripts from elements that they know and love in life, but they direct, produce, and sometimes act in their films

  • Alfred Lord Tennyson's Maud Essay

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    In Alfred Lord Tennyson’s Maud (1855), the speaker confronts the shameful fate of dead remains and evaluates the role of nonliving materials such as hair, bones, shells, and rocks. Although critics rarely comment on the geological process in the poem, in-depth analysis of Maud reveals an underlying message about purpose and fate through fossilization. By analyzing Tennyson’s background, experiences, and lines in Maud, I argue that Maud is a “selving” poem as the speaker questions what happens to

  • A Summary Of Dido's Suicide Essay

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    Over 2500 years after Homer wrote The Odyssey, his principal character was given a reprised voice in Lord Alfred Tennyson’s aptly titled poem, “Ulysses.” As the supposed speaker of the early Victorian poem, composed in 1833, Ulysses laments his disinterest in a return to Ithaca and prompts themes of realized mortality and persevering willpower. The poem’s