Alfred Stieglitz

1864 · United States

Artist biography

Alfred Stieglitz is an established artist, who originates from the United States, like other famous artists such as Michael Robertson, Kevin Finklea, Lynn Umlauf, Brock Enright, and Sarah Hinckley. Alfred Stieglitz was born in 1864.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Alfred Stieglitz' work is available on display in several galleries recorded on Artland. The galleries exhibiting Alfred Stieglitz' work include Bruce Silverstein Gallery, Robert Mann Gallery, as well as Pace/MacGill Gallery in New York, the United States. Alfred Stieglitz most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Chart Gallery in New York (08 November 2019 until 18 January 2020) with the exhibition After Virginia. Alfred Stieglitz' other most recent exhibitions listed on Artland include the exhibitions; PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE COLLECTION (25 March 2019 - 28 June 2019) at Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York and LONG STORY SHORT: ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION (23 October 2019 - 17 January 2020) at Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco.

Historical Context of United States

The United States, especially New York city, remains as a focal point that has played a significant role in developing modern and contemporary art in the twentieth century. The idea of New York as a new cosmopolitan and highly influential art hub came to be in the post war era, and the city succeeded in asserting its supremacy over Paris, which used to be regarded as the most powerful international art centre. The authority of the political and economic institutions of the United States in the modern sphere has granted the country with a prevailing influence on the visual culture of the world. Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Neo-Expressionism, Graffiti and Street Art, are significant art movements that emerged in the US. These very movements also echoed into a multitude of variations, such as diverse forms of Abstract Expressionism, as well as East and West Coast variants of Pop Art, among others. Some internationally distinguished U.S artists of the modern age include Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Donald Judd, Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, Julian Schnabel, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring.

Alfred Stieglitz

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