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Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz
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Camera Work: The Complete Photographs by Alfred Stieglitz

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American pioneer Alfred Stieglitz defined early 20th-century photography, creating the school of “Photo Secessionism” and founding cult art, literature, and avant-garde photo journal Camera Work. This beautiful book reproduces the entire 50-issue run, originally published between 1903 and 1917—a benchmark of photography as art form.

Photographer, writer, publisher, and curator Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) was a visionary far ahead of his time. Around the turn of the 20th century, he founded the Photo-Secession, a progressive movement concerned with advancing the creative possibilities of photography, and by 1903 began publishing Camera Work, an avant-garde magazine devoted to voicing the ideas, both in images and words, of the Photo-Secession. Camera Work was the first photo journal whose focus was visual, rather than technical, and its illustrations were of the highest quality hand-pulled photogravure printed on Japanese tissue. This book brings together all photographs from the journal’s 50 issues.

Explore works by Alfred Stieglitz in the Chrysler Museum's permanent collection.

About the Author

Pam Roberts was Curator at the British Royal Photographic Society from 1982-2001. She lives in Bath.

  • Hardcover
  • 552 pages
  • Series: Bibliotheca Universalis
  • 7 7/8 × 5¾ in. (20 × 14.6 cm)

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