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What two photographers in 1910 showed works at 291?

Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Steichen

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What was the address for Steiglitz's 291 gallery?

5th avenue

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Edward Steichen sent the works of what artists to be displayed at 291?

Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso

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When was the International Exhibition of Modern Art held?

From February through March of 1913

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here did the International Exhibition of Modern Art take place?

In the Armory of the 69th Regiment National Guard on Lexington and 25th Street in Manhattan

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Who sponsored the Armory Show?

The Association of American Painter and Sculptures

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What movements were shown at 291 gallery?

Post-Impressionists, Cubists and Fauves

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What artists were shown in the Armory Show in 1913?

Kirchner, Kandinsky, Picasso and Matisse

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What work by Duchamp appeared at the Armory Show?

Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2

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Where did the works from the Armory Show travel after its conclusion?

To Chicago and Boston

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What was the most significant American institution to exhibit modern art in the years between the wars?

The Museum of Modern Art in New York which opened in 1929

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What American movement developed in New York that was uniquely American?

The Eight

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What did The Eight eventually expand to become?

The Ashcan School

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What movement lead to a generation fo new artists who sought to express a distinctly African-American experience?

Harlem Renaissance

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What is shown in The Hand of Man?

A horizontal image showing a tangle of railroad tracks and an approaching locomotive train

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What two ways were The Hand of Man reproduced?

Through photogravure process and gelatin silver prints

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Who played a crucial role in the development of photography as an art form?

Alfred Stieglitz

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What two photographers worked with Alfred Stieglitz?

Paul Strand and Edward Steichen

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Where was Stieglitz born?

In Hoboken, New Jersey

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When did the Stieglitz family move to Germany?

In 1881

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Who did Stieglitz study under?

Chemist Hermann Wilhelm Vogel

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Who promoted a progressive approach to photography that allowed the medium to serves as artistic expression rather than as a means to simply create a documentary image or sentimental portrait?

P.H. Emerson

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When did Stieglitz return to New York?

In 1890

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What did Alfred Stieglitz become a leader in?

Straight, unmanipulated photography

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What organization did Stieglitz take a leadership role in?

In the Camera Club of New York

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What publication of the Camera Club did Stieglitz edit from 1891 to 1901?

Camera Notes

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When did Stieglitz leave the Camera Club?

In 1902

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What group did Stieglitz form dedicated to progressive photography?

Photo-Secession

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What did Camera Work include?

High-quality reproductions of photographs alongside essays on technique and aesthetics, as well as criticism and literature

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When did Stieglitz publish Camera Work?

iN 1903

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What did Stieglitz call his 291 gallery?

The Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession

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When did 291 close and why?

In 1917 because Stieglitz was overrun with running the gallery and promoting other artists

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Who did Stieglitz marry in the 1920's?

Georgia O'Keefe

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What did Stieglitz believe about clouds?

That they could be used to convey his own changing psychological state

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When did Stieglitz's health no longer permit him to take photographs?

In 1937

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When did Stieglitz die?

In 1946

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What were pictorial photographers interested in?

Demonstrating that photography had expressive potential

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What two artists in England and France respectively were interested in exploring the railway and its mark on the landscape?

J.W.M. Turner and Claude Manet

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What did Timothy O'Sullivan and other survey photographers seek to create images of?

Documenting the settlement of the American West

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What did Edward Steichen do while in Europe?

Send Stieglitz works to be shown in his gallery

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How many works of art were shown at the International Exhibition of Modern Art?

Over 1,000

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Who efffectively started the American Dada movement?

Marcel Duchamp

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What did the Ashcan School focus on capturing?

The daily experiences in New York's working-class neighborhoods

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Where is the approaching train located in Hand of Man?

Slightly to the right of the center of the composition

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In the Art Reproductions Booklet how was the Hand of Man print produced?

Through the gelatin silver process

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What year was Hand of Man?

1902

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What did Steichen study in Berlin?

Engineering and chemistry

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When Steichen returned to America from Germany what business did he go into?

A partner in a photo-engraving business

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What was included in Steichen's Camera Work?

High-quality reproductions of photographs alongside essays on technique and aesthetics as well as criticism and literature

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Who dedicated the space on fifth avenue to Steiglitz that would become 291 gallery?

Edward Steichen

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What was the last major exhibition by Steiglitz before his death?

At the Cleveland Museum of Art in 1937

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The works of Steiglitz displayed by O'Keefe after his death were later added to what collection?

The National Gallery of Art in Washington DC