Flashcards in The Hand of Man Deck (52):
What two photographers in 1910 showed works at 291?
Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Steichen
What was the address for Steiglitz's 291 gallery?
Edward Steichen sent the works of what artists to be displayed at 291?
Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso
When was the International Exhibition of Modern Art held?
From February through March of 1913
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
Who sponsored the Armory Show?
The Association of American Painter and Sculptures
What movements were shown at 291 gallery?
Post-Impressionists, Cubists and Fauves
What artists were shown in the Armory Show in 1913?
Kirchner, Kandinsky, Picasso and Matisse
What work by Duchamp appeared at the Armory Show?
Nude Descending a Staircase No. 2
Where did the works from the Armory Show travel after its conclusion?
To Chicago and Boston
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
What American movement developed in New York that was uniquely American?
What did The Eight eventually expand to become?
The Ashcan School
What movement lead to a generation fo new artists who sought to express a distinctly African-American experience?
What is shown in The Hand of Man?
A horizontal image showing a tangle of railroad tracks and an approaching locomotive train
What two ways were The Hand of Man reproduced?
Through photogravure process and gelatin silver prints
Who played a crucial role in the development of photography as an art form?
What two photographers worked with Alfred Stieglitz?
Paul Strand and Edward Steichen
Where was Stieglitz born?
In Hoboken, New Jersey
When did the Stieglitz family move to Germany?
Who did Stieglitz study under?
Chemist Hermann Wilhelm Vogel
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?
When did Stieglitz return to New York?
What did Alfred Stieglitz become a leader in?
Straight, unmanipulated photography
What organization did Stieglitz take a leadership role in?
In the Camera Club of New York
What publication of the Camera Club did Stieglitz edit from 1891 to 1901?
When did Stieglitz leave the Camera Club?
What group did Stieglitz form dedicated to progressive photography?
What did Camera Work include?
High-quality reproductions of photographs alongside essays on technique and aesthetics, as well as criticism and literature
When did Stieglitz publish Camera Work?
What did Stieglitz call his 291 gallery?
The Little Galleries of the Photo-Secession
When did 291 close and why?
In 1917 because Stieglitz was overrun with running the gallery and promoting other artists
Who did Stieglitz marry in the 1920's?
What did Stieglitz believe about clouds?
That they could be used to convey his own changing psychological state
When did Stieglitz's health no longer permit him to take photographs?
When did Stieglitz die?
What were pictorial photographers interested in?
Demonstrating that photography had expressive potential
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
What did Timothy O'Sullivan and other survey photographers seek to create images of?
Documenting the settlement of the American West
What did Edward Steichen do while in Europe?
Send Stieglitz works to be shown in his gallery
How many works of art were shown at the International Exhibition of Modern Art?
Who efffectively started the American Dada movement?
What did the Ashcan School focus on capturing?
The daily experiences in New York's working-class neighborhoods
Where is the approaching train located in Hand of Man?
Slightly to the right of the center of the composition
In the Art Reproductions Booklet how was the Hand of Man print produced?
Through the gelatin silver process
What year was Hand of Man?
What did Steichen study in Berlin?
Engineering and chemistry
When Steichen returned to America from Germany what business did he go into?
A partner in a photo-engraving business
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
Who dedicated the space on fifth avenue to Steiglitz that would become 291 gallery?
What was the last major exhibition by Steiglitz before his death?
At the Cleveland Museum of Art in 1937