Alfred Stieglitz was immensely influential in Pictorialist photography: it could be argued that he was the most influential person in fine art photography of all time. He was American, but he active globally and few of the major Pictorialist organisations did not have him as an active, exhibiting member including the influential Vienna Camera Club and Linked Ring Brotherhood. He was much more than a photographer, he was publisher, gallerist, and impresario; he went on to make unequaled contributions to the introduction of modern art in general into the USA.Read More
These blogs give short outlines of the major Pictorialist photographers and their influence on photography, both in their time and up to the present day. I work hard to make them factually correct, though I also add my own opinions and interpretations.
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