American photographer Alfred Stieglitz, born on the first of the year 1864, conveyed New York City as “The City of Ambition” in this 1910 photograph. As a new year dawns in Philadelphia, what are your ambitions and aspirations for the new year? Do they give New Yorkers a run for their money? #cityofambition
Photographer Alfred Stieglitz and painter Georgia O'Keeffe wrote each other more than 5,000 love letters over the course of their romantic relationship. In Stieglitz’s portraits of O'Keeffe, we are offered a glimpse into the intimate love shared by two great artists. Here are a few of Stieglitz’s photos in which O'Keeffe is both his model and muse.
If the relationship between O'Keeffe and Stieglitz interests you, come check out tomorrow's Free Tuesday program at noon, which dives right into the couple’s love letters. <3
Photographer Alfred Stieglitz helped found American Modern art by tirelessly promoting artists like John Marin, Georgia O’Keeffe, Arthur Dove, and Charles Demuth at his legendary New York City gallery, 291. See how these artists, known as the Stieglitz Circle, wedded European modernism’s innovations to distinctly American subjects in our newest gallery installation.