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Alfred Stieglitz New York Cover Image

Alfred Stieglitz grew up in an upper Fifth Avenue brownstone with a view of empty lots and dirt roads—not the usual image of New York City, and not the ones he captured so magnificently in his many photographs of his home town. After some 78 years, the full collection of Stieglitz’s Gotham pictures has been put on exhibit; if you miss the show at the Seaport Museum (it closes January 10), savor these shots at your leisure with the handsome catalog, ALFRED STIEGLITZ NEW YORK (Skira Rizzoli, $25). Edited by the show’s curator, art historian Bonnie Yochelson, the book reprints pictures taken between 1893 and 1938, but these images—of the Flatiron building, of winter on Fifth Avenue, of a rainy night—are truly timeless.

- Laurie G.
Alfred Stieglitz New York Cover Image
ISBN: 9780847834907
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Skira Rizzoli - September 14th, 2010

 

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